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Mid Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 07 April 2020

Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to northeast 20 late this evening and to variable 10 to 15 Wednesday afternoon except northeast 25 over northern sections.

Snow changing to flurries this evening.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray ending this evening.

Temperatures minus 10 to minus 4 rising to minus 3 overnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 07 April 2020
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Outside the ice edge seas 3 metres subsiding to 2 Wednesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 07 April 2020
Thursday Wind east 15 knots.
Friday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Saturday Wind east 25 to 35 knots becoming northwest 25 to 35.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 7 April 2020 Today Tonight and Wednesday Ice pressure warning in effect. 6 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice except 9 plus tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice along the coast. Strong ice pressure along the coast today and continuing Wednesday. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 7 April 2020 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4740N 5240W to 4820N 5030W
to 4850N 5005W to 5500N 5300W to 5615N 5725W to 5800N 5845W then
northward. Sea ice north then west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice pressure warning in effect.

6 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice except 9 plus
tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice along the coast.
Strong ice pressure along the coast today and continuing Wednesday.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EDT 7 April 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 7 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4737N 5626W to 4525N 5610W to 4420N 5045W to 4450N 4630W to 4720N
4400W to 4900N 4345W to 5330N 4800W to 5830N 5430W to 5630N 4800W
then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 7 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5017N 6028W to Newfoundland near 4918N 5810W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Mid Labrador Coast

Issued 4:00 PM NDT 07 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

Mid Labrador Coast

Issued 4:00 PM NDT 07 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.

Ice pressure warning in effect

Mid Labrador Coast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 07 April 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 4:00 PM NDT 7 April 2020 Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 p.m. NDT today low 991 mb located 60 miles northeast
of Cartwright.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday low 995 mb located south of Lake
Melville.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:47 PM NDT 7 April 2020 A low pressure system northeast of Cartwright will move westward to
lie over the Mid Labrador Coast tonight and then southwestward across
Lake Melville on Wednesday. Gale force northeasterly to northwesterly
winds to the north of this system will persist through Wednesday.

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

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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