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East Labrador Sea

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 14 April 2021

Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots veering to north 25 early this evening then increasing to northwest 35 late overnight. Wind northwest 35 Thursday.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray over northern sections tonight and Thursday.

Temperatures plus 2 falling to minus 8 to minus 2 overnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 14 April 2021
Tonight and Thursday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 late overnight and to 4 to 6 Thursday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 14 April 2021
Friday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 20 knots.
Sunday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to south 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 14 April 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 14 April 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4958N 5530W to 5124N 5355W
to 5419N 5139W to 5619N 5637W to 5803N 5748W then northeastward. Sea
ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EDT 14 April 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 15 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4711N 5254W to 4730N 5030W to 5120N 4835W to 5500N 5100W to 6000N
5830W to 6030N 5150W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 15 Apr estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5126N 5701W to Newfoundland near 5102N 5654W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

East Labrador Sea

Issued 4:00 PM NDT 14 April 2021

'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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

East Labrador Sea

Issued 4:00 PM NDT 14 April 2021

Moderate or severe freezing spray is occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 14 April 2021 Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 p.m. NDT today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over the Mid Labrador Coast.
By 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight dissipating trough located over
southeastern Labrador.

At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight building ridge located over the Torngat
Mountains.

At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight intensifying low located east of Greenland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:48 PM NDT 14 April 2021 Northwesterly winds will strengthen to gale force over the East
Labrador Sea tonight as a low pressure system intensifies east of
Greenland and a ridge of high pressure builds over the Torngat
mountains.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for
East Labrador Sea.

Marine interests are further advised that freezing spray warnings are
in effect for Mid Labrador Coast - north of Hopedale, the entire
Labrador Sea.

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