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East Labrador Sea

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 02 April 2020

Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to north 25 early Friday morning.

Flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray over northern sections late this afternoon tonight and Friday.

Temperatures minus 5 to zero.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 02 April 2020
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 3 to 4 metres building to 4 to 6 this morning then subsiding to 3 to 4 Friday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 02 April 2020
Saturday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Sunday Wind east 35 knots.
Monday Wind variable 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 2 April 2020 Today Tonight and Friday Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 2 April 2020 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4740N 5240W to 4710N 5040W
to 4835N 4855W to 5500N 5300W to 5625N 5700W to 5800N 5800W then
northward. Sea ice north then west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EDT 2 April 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 2 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4655N 5556W to 4500N 5315W to 4440N 4715W to 4600N 4450W to 4900N
4405W to 5225N 4630W to 5330N 4800W to 5800N 5500W to 5930N 5400W
then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 2 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5013N 6113W to Newfoundland near 4834N 5909W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

East Labrador Sea

Issued 4:00 PM NDT 02 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

East Labrador Sea

Issued 4:00 PM NDT 02 April 2020

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 2 April 2020 Tonight and Friday At 4:00 p.m. NDT today deepening trough located near Greenland.
By 9:30 a.m. NDT Friday departing trough located south of Greenland.

At 4:00 a.m. NDT Friday quasi-stationary trough located west
of Greenland.

At 4:00 p.m. NDT today quasi-stationary ridge located over the
North Labrador Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:52 PM NDT 2 April 2020 A deepening trough of low pressure near Greenland will slowly drift
southward tonight. Strong to gale force northerlies are forecast for
most waters tonight and Friday in its wake.

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

Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Northwest Labrador Sea and East Labrador Sea.

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