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South Labrador Sea

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 17 April 2024

Tonight and Thursday.

Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots except northwest 25 over northwestern sections. Wind becoming northwest 25 this evening then diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 Thursday afternoon.

Flurries tonight.

Temperatures minus 3 to plus 3.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 17 April 2024
Today Tonight and Thursday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres except 2 to 3 over northwestern sections today. Seas building to 2 to 3 near midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 17 April 2024
Friday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.
Saturday Wind south 25 to 35 knots.
Sunday Wind southwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 17 April 2024 Today Tonight and Thursday Bergy water except 3 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 17 April 2024 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4934N 5429W to 5238N
5222W to 5515N 5156W to 5641N 5703W to 6027N 6021W to 6200N 5854W
then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 6200N 5522W to 6030N 5359W to 6018N
5056W then eastward. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 3 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old
ice in the western section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:34 PM EDT 17 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

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM NDT 17 April 2024 Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 p.m. NDT today low 1012 mb located over the northern East
Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT Thursday low 1015 mb located east of Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 p.m. NDT today quasi-stationary ridge located over Quebec.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:45 PM NDT 17 April 2024 Marine interests are advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for Northwest Labrador Sea.

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