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South Labrador Sea

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 19 April 2021

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots becoming variable 15 to 20 this afternoon then increasing to northeast 25 this evening except variable 10 to 15 over northwestern sections tonight and Tuesday morning. Wind northeast 25 Tuesday.

Flurries or showers today and this evening. Showers over southeastern sections Tuesday.

Temperatures minus 1 to plus 3.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 19 April 2021

South Labrador Sea - northwestern half

Today Tonight and Tuesday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 Tuesday morning and to 3 to 4 Tuesday afternoon.

South Labrador Sea - southeastern half

Today Tonight and Tuesday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 near noon and to 3 to 4 this evening. Seas building to 4 to 6 late overnight then subsiding to 3 to 4 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 19 April 2021
Wednesday Wind north 25 to 35 knots becoming northeast 25 late in the day.
Thursday Wind northeast 20 knots becoming variable 15 to 20.
Friday Wind southeast 20 knots increasing to southeast 35 to 45.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 18 April 2021 Today Tonight and Monday 2 tenths first-year ice except 9 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the extreme northwestern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 18 April 2021 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4959N 5552W to 5359N 5240W
to 5541N 5328W to 5612N 5633W to 5803N 5748W then northeastward. Sea
ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

2 tenths first-year ice except 9 tenths first-year ice including a
trace of old ice in the extreme northwestern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EDT 18 April 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4736N 5241W to 4805N 5135W to 5400N 5040W to 5500N 5100W to 6000N
5800W to 6050N 5315W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5015N 6000W to Newfoundland near 4919N 5815W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM NDT 19 April 2021 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. NDT today intensifying low 992 mb located east of
the Grand Banks.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Tuesday low 984 mb located over Funk Island Bank.

At 4:00 a.m. NDT today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over the Northwest Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Tuesday trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over the East Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:48 AM NDT 19 April 2021 A low pressure system located east of the Grand Banks will track
northwest to lie over Funk Island Bank tonight and Tuesday. Strong to
gale force north to northeasterlies will develop over southern waters
ahead of this low.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for
South Labrador Coast.

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