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South Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 15 April 2024

Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind southwest 25 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 20 Tuesday morning and to light Tuesday afternoon.

Showers this afternoon and Tuesday.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 15 April 2024
Tonight and Tuesday. Outside the ice edge seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 Tuesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 15 April 2024
Wednesday Wind northwest 20 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 20 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 15 April 2024 Today Tonight and Tuesday Bergy water except 3 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the southwestern 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 Berry Hill Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques 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 15 April 2024 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4934N 5429W to 5249N
5157W to 5539N 5228W to 5659N 5713W to 5945N 5900W to 6200N 5615W
then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 6200N 5350W to 6038N 5426W to 5849N
5033W to 5830N 4859W then eastward. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 3 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old
ice in the southwestern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 3:32 PM EDT 15 April 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 16 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4729N 5245W to 4805N 4945W to 5100N 4800W to 5445N 4940W to 5620N
4915W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 16 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5035N 5955W to Newfoundland near 4920N 5750W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM NDT 15 April 2024 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. NDT today quasi-stationary trough from low located
on a line northeast-southwest over the Northwest Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 p.m. NDT today low 995 mb located over the North Labrador
Coast.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT Tuesday quasi-stationary low 1005 mb located over
the Northwest Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:55 PM NDT 15 April 2024 A trough of low pressure over the Northwest Labrador Sea will remain
nearly stationary tonight before departing to the north on Tuesday.
Strong to gale force northeasterlies to the northwest of the trough
will diminish tonight as the trough weakens and departs the region.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for
Northwest Labrador Sea - northwestern half.

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