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East Labrador Sea

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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NDT 28 March 2020

Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 35 knots diminishing to southeast 25 late overnight then becoming northwest 25 Sunday morning. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 Sunday evening.

Showers or flurries ending near noon Sunday.

Temperatures near zero.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 28 March 2020
Tonight and Sunday. Seas 5 to 7 metres subsiding to 3 to 5 Sunday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 28 March 2020
Monday Wind variable 15 knots.
Tuesday Wind north 25 knots.
Wednesday Wind north 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 28 March 2020 Today Tonight and Sunday Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 28 March 2020 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4805N 5250W to 4630N 4700W
to 4800N 4645W to 4945N 4945W to 5300N 5030W to 5500N 5200W to 5630N
5600W to 5800N 5730W then northward. Sea ice north then west of the
ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 3:08 PM EDT 28 March 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4638N 5335W to 4600N 5130W to 4525N 4620W to 4700N 4420W to 4900N
4420W to 5100N 4550W to 5330N 4800W to 5835N 5525W to 6100N 5300W to
5800N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5017N 6037W to Newfoundland near 4852N 5826W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

East Labrador Sea

Issued 9:30 PM NDT 28 March 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 9:30 PM NDT 28 March 2020 Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight low 996 mb located over the Northwest
Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT Sunday departing low 1001 mb located north of
Labrador Sea.

At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight ridge located over northern Quebec.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT Sunday ridge located over the Mid Labrador Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:12 PM NDT 28 March 2020 A low pressure system over the Northwest Labrador Sea will move to
lie north of the district on Sunday. Strong to gale force
southeasterlies over eastern waters and gale force northwesterlies
over western waters will persist as the low tracks northwards across
the Labrador Sea tonight. Winds will diminish to moderate to strong
westerlies in the wake of the low on Sunday.

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

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

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