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South Labrador Coast

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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 22 April 2021

Today Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to southeast 25 knots this afternoon and to southeast 35 to 45 this evening. Wind diminishing to southeast 25 Friday morning.

Rain or snow overnight and Friday morning. Fog patches dissipating early this evening.

Temperatures near zero.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 22 April 2021
Today Tonight and Friday. Outside the ice edge seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 22 April 2021
Saturday Wind southeast 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Monday Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots backing to southeast 15 to 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 21 April 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday 1 tenth first-year ice except 5 tenths first-year ice in the northern section. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Banquereau - 44139 East Chedabucto Bay - 44488 West Chedabucto Bay - 44489 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport Miscou Island Eskasoni (First Nations) Grand Étang Ingonish Beach North Mountain St.Paul Island J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Argentia Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Rocky Harbour Sagona Island St. Anthony Airport St. John's Int'l Airport St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Twillingate Winterland Branch Hill Wreckhouse Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 21 April 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5131N 5647W to
Newfoundland near 5122N 5638W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5000N 5552W to
5056N 5455W to 5433N 5235W to 5531N 5332W to 5632N 5601W to 5803N
5731W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

1 tenth first-year ice except 5 tenths first-year ice in the
northern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EDT 21 April 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4736N 5241W to 4805N 5135W to 5400N 5040W to 5500N 5100W to 6000N
5800W to 6050N 5315W to 5715N 4535W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5016N 6058W to Newfoundland near 4845N 5830W.

Iceberg Count

26 to 50 icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

South Labrador Coast

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 22 April 2021

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 AM NDT 22 April 2021 Today Tonight and Friday At 9:30 a.m. NDT today intensifying low 986 mb located over New
Brunswick.
By 9:30 a.m. NDT Friday low 978 mb located near the Gaspe Peninsula.

At 9:30 a.m. NDT today trough from low located on a line
northwest-southeast over Nova Scotia.
By 9:30 a.m. NDT Friday trough from low located on a line east-west
over southeastern Labrador.

At 9:30 a.m. NDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
central Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over the East Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:15 AM NDT 22 April 2021 An approaching low pressure system will stall over the Gaspé
Peninsula tonight before drifting eastward along the Quebec Lower
North Shore on Friday. Gale force southeasterly winds will sweep
across most southern waters tonight ahead of an intense trough
associated with this low.

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

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