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Mid Labrador Coast - Hopedale and south

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 23 April 2024

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 25 knots diminishing to southwest 10 to 15 this morning then increasing to northwest 35 to 45 near noon. Wind backing to west 35 this afternoon then diminishing to southwest 15 to 20 this evening. Wind backing to south 25 late overnight then diminishing to variable 10 to 15 Wednesday morning except south 25 over southeastern sections.

Flurries ending this afternoon. Flurries tonight and Wednesday. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray ending this morning.

Temperatures minus 8 to minus 2 rising to zero this afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 22 April 2024
Tonight and Tuesday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 23 April 2024
Thursday Wind north 15 to 20 knots increasing to north 25 in the morning and to northwest 35 to 45 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind west 35 knots diminishing to west 25.
Saturday Wind west 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 22 April 2024 Today Tonight and Tuesday 7 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice. Consolidated rotten first-year ice along the coast. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 22 April 2024 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from 5117N 5728W to 5131N 5623W to
Newfoundland near 5128N 5619W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4934N 5429W to
5258N 5155W to 5518N 5150W to 5641N 5703W to 5903N 5824W to 6200N
5854W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

7 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice. Consolidated
rotten first-year ice along the coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 3:12 PM EDT 22 April 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4729N 5245W to 4805N 4945W to 5155N 4710W to 5445N 4940W to 5445N
4940W to 5625N 4855W then eastward.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5013N 6130W to Newfoundland near 4905N 5804W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Mid Labrador Coast - Hopedale and south

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 23 April 2024

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Mid Labrador Coast - Hopedale and south

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 23 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 4:00 AM NDT 23 April 2024 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. NDT today low 987 mb located over the Mid Labrador
Coast.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday trough located over Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:55 AM NDT 23 April 2024 A low pressure system over the Mid Labrador Coast will weaken into a
trough over the Labrador Sea by this evening. Strong to gale force
west to southwesterlies can be expected to the south of the system
today. Winds will diminish tonight as the system weakens.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Lake Melville, South Labrador Coast, Mid Labrador Coast, and South
Labrador Sea.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for South Labrador Coast, Mid Labrador Coast, and South
Labrador Sea.

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