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East Labrador Sea

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 16 April 2024

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind southwest 25 knots backing to south 15 to 20 this morning then diminishing to variable 10 to 15 near midnight. Wind variable 10 to 15 Wednesday.

Flurries ending this morning. Rain over southeastern sections today and this evening. Flurries Wednesday afternoon and evening. Visibility as low as 1 mile in flurries.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 16 April 2024
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 Wednesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 16 April 2024
Thursday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.
Saturday Wind south 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 15 April 2024 Today Tonight and Tuesday Bergy water except 1 tenth old ice in the extreme northeastern section. 

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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 1 tenth old ice in the extreme northeastern
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 AM NDT 16 April 2024 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. NDT today trough from low located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Northwest Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight departing trough from low located north
of Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 a.m. NDT today low 1000 mb located over the Northwest
Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday low 1008 mb located over the northeastern
Northwest Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:47 AM NDT 16 April 2024 Marine interests are advised that all gale warnings have ended.

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

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