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Northwest Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 17 April 2021

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Wind west 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 this morning then increasing to southeast 20 this evening. Wind veering to southwest 25 Sunday morning except variable 10 to 15 over northwestern sections.

Flurries ending this morning. Flurries or showers tonight and Sunday.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending this morning.

Temperatures minus 10 to minus 2 rising to minus 3 to plus 2 this evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 16 April 2021
Tonight and Saturday. Outside the ice edge seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 Saturday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 17 April 2021
Monday Wind south 25 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind northeast 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind northeast 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 16 April 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday 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 16 April 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday

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 16 April 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4736N 5241W to 4800N 5135W to 5250N 5025W to 5500N 5100W to 6000N
5800W to 6050N 5315W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5127N 5733W to Newfoundland near 5045N 5705W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 17 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 4:00 AM NDT 17 April 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. NDT today quasi-stationary low 980 mb located east
of Greenland.

At 9:30 a.m. NDT today low 1006 mb located southwest of Ungava Bay.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Sunday quasi-stationary low 1006 mb located over
Ungava Bay.

At 4:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Labrador Coast.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Sunday ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over the East Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:41 AM NDT 17 April 2021 Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Northwest Labrador Sea and East Labrador Sea.

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