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South Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 19 April 2021

Tonight and Tuesday.

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

Flurries or showers ending 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 PM 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 19 April 2021 Today Tonight and Tuesday 2 tenths first-year ice except 8 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the extreme northwestern 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 19 April 2021 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5000N 5531W to 5440N 5233W
to 5546N 5325W to 5621N 5607W to 5803N 5731W then northeastward. Sea
ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

2 tenths first-year ice except 8 tenths first-year ice including a
trace of old ice in the extreme northwestern 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

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM NDT 19 April 2021 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. NDT today low 984 mb located east of Funk Island Bank.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT Tuesday low 990 mb located over the northern
Grand Banks.

At 4:00 p.m. NDT today trough located on a line north-south over
the Northwest Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Tuesday departing trough located on a line
north-south over the East Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:48 PM NDT 19 April 2021 A low pressure system located east of Funk Island Bank will track
westward to lie over Funk Island Bank tonight before tracking back
southeast across the Northern Grand Banks later on 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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