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South Labrador Coast

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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 20 April 2021

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind north 25 knots except north 35 over southern sections late this morning and this afternoon. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 early Wednesday morning.

Flurries.

Temperatures minus 1 to plus 2.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 20 April 2021
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Outside the ice edge seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 20 April 2021
Thursday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 25 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots diminishing to southeast 25.
Saturday Wind southeast 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 20 April 2021 Today Tonight and Wednesday 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 20 April 2021 Today Tonight and Wednesday

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 19 April 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 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 20 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5016N 6030W to Newfoundland near 4901N 5821W.

Iceberg Count

26 to 50 icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

South Labrador Coast

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 20 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 20 April 2021 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 a.m. NDT today low 982 mb located over Funk Island Bank.
By 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight quasi-stationary low 989 mb located east
of Funk Island Bank.

At 9:30 a.m. NDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
the Torngat Mountains.
By 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over the Northwest Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:30 AM NDT 20 April 2021 A low pressure system located over Funk Island Bank will track
southeastward across the Northern Grand Banks later today. Strong to
gale force north to northeasterlies over southern waters will start
to gradually diminish later today.

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

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