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South Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 00:24 AM NDT 20 June 2024

Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 30 knots increasing to northwest 35 to 45 near noon Thursday then diminishing to northwest 25 Thursday evening.

Showers ending Thursday afternoon. Risk of thunderstorms early Thursday morning. Fog patches dissipating Thursday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 19 June 2024
Tonight and Thursday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 late overnight except 3 to 4 over eastern sections Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 19 June 2024
Friday Wind west 25 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15.
Sunday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 19 June 2024 Today Tonight and Thursday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 19 June 2024 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5903N 6308W to 6007N 6156W to
6200N 6347W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:44 PM EDT 19 June 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Jun estimated from Newfoundland near
4657N 5300W to 4815N 5125W to 5235N 4845W to 5725N 5105W to 5630N
4755W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Jun estimated from Quebec near
5040N 5930W to Newfoundland near 4950N 5735W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

South Labrador Sea

Issued 00:24 AM NDT 20 June 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM NDT 19 June 2024 Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight trough located over Ungava Bay.
By 9:30 p.m. NDT Thursday trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over the East Labrador Sea.

At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight ridge located over the East Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 a.m. NDT Thursday departing ridge located east of the
Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:23 PM NDT 19 June 2024 A trough of low pressure over Ungava Bay will continue to track
eastward to lie over the Labrador Sea on Thursday. Strong
southeasterlies ahead of the trough will shift to strong to gale
force northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
Labrador Sea.

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