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Northwest Labrador Sea

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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 15 April 2021

Today Tonight and Friday.

Wind north 25 knots backing to northwest 20 this evening. Wind northwest 20 Friday.

Flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 10 to minus 2.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 15 April 2021
Today Tonight and Friday. Outside the ice edge seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 near noon Friday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 15 April 2021
Saturday Wind west 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind south 15 to 20 knots.
Monday Wind southeast 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 15 April 2021 Today Tonight and Friday Bergy water except 7 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the northwestern and western sections. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 15 April 2021 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from near 5803N 5748W to 6147N 5833W to 6151N
5819W to 6200N 5749W to 6208N 5724W then northeastward. Sea ice west
of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 7 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old
ice in the northwestern and western sections.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EDT 14 April 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 15 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4711N 5254W to 4730N 5030W to 5120N 4835W to 5500N 5100W to 6000N
5830W to 6030N 5150W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 15 Apr estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5126N 5701W to Newfoundland near 5102N 5654W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 15 April 2021

Moderate or severe freezing spray is occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 AM NDT 15 April 2021 Today Tonight and Friday At 9:30 a.m. NDT today deepening low 982 mb located southeast
of Greenland.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Friday quasi-stationary low 968 mb located east
of Greenland.

At 9:30 a.m. NDT today ridge located over the Torngat Mountains.
By 9:30 a.m. NDT Friday ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:15 AM NDT 15 April 2021 Gale force northwesterly winds over the East Labrador Sea will
diminish on Friday as a low pressure system east of Greenland begins
to weaken and a ridge of high pressure builds in from the northwest.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for
East Labrador Sea.

Marine interests are further advised that freezing spray warnings are
in effect for Mid Labrador Coast - north of Hopedale and the Labrador
Sea.

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