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Northwest Labrador Sea - northwestern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NDT 16 April 2024

Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind north 30 knots backing to northwest 25 Wednesday morning.

Snow changing to flurries Wednesday morning. Visibility as low as 1 mile in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray.

Temperatures near minus 4.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 16 April 2024
Tonight and Wednesday. Outside the ice edge seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 late overnight then subsiding to 2 to 3 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 16 April 2024
Thursday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 late in the day.
Friday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.
Saturday Wind southeast 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 16 April 2024 Today Tonight and Wednesday Bergy water except 4 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the western section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 16 April 2024 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4934N 5429W to 5249N
5244W to 5518N 5205W to 5641N 5703W to 6027N 6021W to 6200N 5705W
then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 6200N 5410W to 6030N 5359W to 6018N
5056W then eastward. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 4 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old
ice in the western section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 3:07 PM EDT 16 April 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4729N 5245W to 4805N 4945W to 5100N 4800W to 5225N 4830W to 5445N
4940W to 5625N 4830W to 5800N 4525W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5019N 5954W to Newfoundland near 4920N 5750W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea - northwestern half

Issued 9:30 PM NDT 16 April 2024

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 PM NDT 16 April 2024 Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight low 1007 mb located over the Northwest
Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT Wednesday low 1012 mb located over the northern
East Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:30 PM NDT 16 April 2024 Marine interests are advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for Northwest Labrador Sea - northwestern half.

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