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South Labrador Sea

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 10 April 2020

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots backing to east 25 this evening then increasing to east 35 late overnight. Wind diminishing to south 25 near noon Saturday.

Flurries changing to snow or rain overnight and ending near noon Saturday. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Temperatures minus 1 to plus 2.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 10 April 2020
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 10 April 2020
Sunday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southwest 25 in the morning.
Monday Wind southwest 25 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 20.
Tuesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 9 April 2020 Today Tonight and Friday Bergy water except 1 tenth old ice in the extreme northwestern section and the extreme southwestern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 9 April 2020 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4840N 5305W to 4900N 5030W
to 5500N 5300W to 5615N 5725W to 5800N 5945W then northward. Sea ice
west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 1 tenth old ice in the extreme northwestern
section and the extreme southwestern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 4:36 PM EDT 9 April 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 10 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4745N 5613W to 4510N 5550W to 4350N 4810W to 4545N 4525W to 4835N
4450W to 5330N 4830W to 5740N 5240W to 5630N 4800W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 10 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5012N 6121W to Newfoundland near 4834N 5906W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

South Labrador Sea

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 10 April 2020

'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 4:00 AM NDT 10 April 2020 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. NDT today low 971 mb located over Maine.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Saturday low 976 mb located over Anticosti Island.

At 9:30 a.m. NDT Saturday approaching trough located over the Mid
Labrador Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:02 AM NDT 10 April 2020 A low pressure system approaching from the Maritimes will move slowly
northeastward over the Gulf of St. Lawrence tonight and Saturday
while gradually weakening. A second low will form over Northern
Labrador waters late Saturday as the former low weakens. Strong to
gale force east to southeasterlies will develop across the district
ahead of these features. Over the East Labrador Sea the
southeasterlies will reach storm force.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
East Labrador Sea. Gale warnings are in effect for South Labrador
Coast, South Labrador Sea and Northwest Labrador Sea.

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

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