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East Labrador Sea

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 05 April 2020

Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind east 35 to 45 knots diminishing to east 25 to 35 near midnight and to east 15 to 20 late overnight except north 15 to 20 over northern sections. Wind becoming variable 10 to 15 near noon Monday.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Temperatures near minus 1.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 05 April 2020
Tonight and Monday. Seas 6 to 8 metres subsiding to 4 to 6 late overnight and to 3 to 4 Monday morning. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 Monday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 05 April 2020
Tuesday Wind variable 15 knots increasing to east 25 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind northeast 25 to 35 knots.
Thursday Wind east 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 5 April 2020 Today Tonight and Monday Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 5 April 2020 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4740N 5240W to 4745N 5055W
to 4850N 5005W to 5500N 5300W to 5625N 5700W to 5800N 5845W then
northward. Sea ice north then west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 3:07 PM EDT 5 April 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 6 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4655N 5557W to 4515N 5640W to 4340N 4800W to 4600N 4450W to 4900N
4345W to 5330N 4800W to 5840N 5400W to 6000N 5245W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 6 Apr estimated from Newfoundland
near 4925N 5809W to Quebec near 5019N 6005W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

East Labrador Sea

Issued 4:00 PM NDT 05 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 PM NDT 5 April 2020 Tonight and Monday At 4:00 p.m. NDT today trough located on a line northwest-southeast
over the East Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT Monday trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over the South Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 p.m. NDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:45 PM NDT 5 April 2020 A trough of low pressure over the East Labrador Sea will move to lie
over the South Labrador Sea tonight. Strong to gale force
northwesterlies are expected ahead of the trough with gale force
easterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Lake Melville and South Labrador Coast.

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

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