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North Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 22 April 2024

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind north 10 to 15 knots increasing to north 15 to 20 near noon then backing to northwest 20 Tuesday morning. Wind backing to west 15 to 20 Tuesday evening.

Flurries beginning this morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Risk of freezing spray Tuesday evening.

Temperatures minus 5 to zero falling to minus 6 to minus 2 Tuesday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 22 April 2024
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre or less.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 22 April 2024
Wednesday Wind southwest 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 late in the day.
Thursday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to north 25.
Friday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 21 April 2024 Today Tonight and Monday 8 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice. Consolidated first-year ice along parts of the coast. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 21 April 2024 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from 5117N 5728W to 5127N 5644W to
Newfoundland near 5122N 5637W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4934N 5429W to
5238N 5222W to 5515N 5156W to 5641N 5703W to 6005N 5856W to 6200N
5854W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

8 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice. Consolidated
first-year ice along parts of the coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EDT 21 April 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4729N 5245W to 4805N 4945W to 5155N 4710W to 5445N 4940W to 5445N
4940W to 5625N 4855W then eastward.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5013N 6130W to Newfoundland near 4905N 5804W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM NDT 22 April 2024 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. NDT today intensifying low 1000 mb located west of
Anticosti Island.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Tuesday low 986 mb located over the Mid Labrador
Coast.

At 4:00 a.m. NDT today trough located on a line north-south over
Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT today dissipating trough located over Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:53 AM NDT 22 April 2024 An intensifying low pressure system just west of Anticosti Island
will track northeast through Labrador today and tonight to lie over
the Labrador Sea by midday Tuesday. Strong to gale force west to
southwesterlies will develop south of the low overnight tonight and
tomorrow.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Lake Melville, South Labrador Coast, and Mid Labrador Coast -
Hopedale and south.

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

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