Northwest Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NDT 22 April 2018

Tonight and Monday.

Wind northwest 25 knots tonight and Monday.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray over northwestern sections late this evening overnight and Monday.

Temperatures minus 8 to zero.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 22 April 2018
Tonight and Monday. Outside the ice edge seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 late overnight then building to 2 to 3 Monday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 22 April 2018
Tuesday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots.
Thursday Wind south 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 22 April 2018 Today Tonight and Monday Bergy water except 4 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice west of the ice edge. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 22 April 2018 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 5800N 5900W to 5950N 5950W to 6135N 5710W
then northeastwards. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 4 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old
ice west of the ice edge.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 22 April 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4712N 5255W to 4545N 4700W to 4615N 4600W to 4730N 4445W to 4815N
4445W to 5300N 4900W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5012N 6048W to Newfoundland near 4855N 5830W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 9:30 PM NDT 22 April 2018

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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM NDT 22 April 2018 Tonight and Monday At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight low 989 mb located northeast of Belle
Isle Bank.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Monday departing low 989 mb located southeast
of Greenland.

By 4:00 p.m. NDT Monday approaching ridge located over Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:15 PM NDT 22 April 2018 Marine interests are advised that all gale warnings have been ended.

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

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