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North Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 23 April 2021

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Wind southeast 25 knots backing to east 20 late overnight then diminishing to light Saturday afternoon.

Periods of snow or rain beginning this morning and ending Saturday afternoon. Visibility as low as 1 mile in precipitation.

Temperatures near zero.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 23 April 2021
Today Tonight and Saturday. Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 23 April 2021
Sunday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Monday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots becoming southeast 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 22 April 2021 Today Tonight and Friday Ice pressure warning in effect. 9 tenths first-year ice except 9 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the eastern section. Strong ice pressure developing Friday afternoon in the pack ice and along the coast. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 22 April 2021 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5131N 5647W to
Newfoundland near 5122N 5638W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4959N 5533W to
5431N 5235W to 5632N 5601W to 5803N 5731W then northeastward. Sea
ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice pressure warning in effect.

9 tenths first-year ice except 9 tenths first-year ice including a
trace of old ice in the eastern section. Strong ice pressure
developing Friday afternoon in the pack ice and along the coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:53 PM EDT 22 April 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4736N 5241W to 4805N 5135W to 5500N 5200W to 6000N 5800W to 6050N
5315W to 5715N 4535W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5016N 6058W to Newfoundland near 4845N 5830W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Ice pressure warning in effect

North Labrador Coast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 22 April 2021

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 AM NDT 23 April 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. NDT today low 978 mb located over the Gaspe Peninsula.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Saturday low 992 mb located over the Quebec Lower
North Shore.

At 4:00 a.m. NDT today trough from low located northeast of
Newfoundland.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Saturday trough from low located on a line
east-west over the South Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:50 AM NDT 23 April 2021 A low pressure system over the Gaspé Peninsula will drift slowly
eastward along the Quebec Lower North Shore today and Saturday.
Gale force southeasterly over most southern waters ahead of a trough
associated with this low will diminish in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
South Labrador Coast, Mid Labrador Coast, and South Labrador Sea.

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