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Mid Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 29 March 2020

Today Tonight and Monday.

Wind northwest 15 knots diminishing to light this afternoon. Wind light tonight and Monday.

Temperatures minus 14 to minus 8.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 29 March 2020
Today Tonight and Monday. Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 29 March 2020
Tuesday Wind north 25 knots.
Wednesday Wind northeast 25 knots.
Thursday Wind northeast 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 28 March 2020 Today Tonight and Sunday Ice pressure warning in effect. 6 tenths new ice including 3 tenths grey ice except 9 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the eastern and southern sections. Strong ice pressure in the pack ice today easing overnight. 

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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

Ice pressure warning in effect.

6 tenths new ice including 3 tenths grey ice except 9 tenths
first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the eastern and
southern sections. Strong ice pressure in the pack ice today easing
overnight.

 

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

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Ice pressure warning in effect

Mid Labrador Coast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 28 March 2020

Navigators in this marine area should be on the lookout for hazardous ice conditions and take necessary safety precautions. Please refer to the latest ice forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 AM NDT 29 March 2020 Today Tonight and Monday At 9:30 a.m. NDT today trough located on a line northwest-southeast
over the East Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT today trough located east of the Marine District.

At 9:30 a.m. NDT today ridge located over Labrador.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Mid Labrador Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:15 AM NDT 29 March 2020 A trough of low pressure over the East Labrador Sea will move east of
the district today. Strong to gale force northwesterlies are expected
in its wake. Winds will diminish later today as the trough moves
away.

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

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

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