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Northwest Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 21 June 2021

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 20 this evening and to southeast 25 late overnight. Wind increasing to southeast 35 near noon Tuesday then diminishing to west 25 Tuesday evening.

Showers over southern sections this morning. Showers Tuesday afternoon and evening. Fog patches.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 21 June 2021
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 1 metre building to 2 to 3 Tuesday morning except 3 to 4 over northwestern sections Tuesday afternoon and evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 21 June 2021
Wednesday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southwest 15 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind south 15 knots increasing to south 25.
Friday Wind south 25 knots veering to west 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 20 June 2021 Today Tonight and Monday Bergy water except 1 tenth first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the western section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 20 June 2021 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from near 5823N 6101W to 5825N 5904W to 6024N
6018W to 6113N 6011W to 6153N 6201W to 6349N 5755W then
northeastward. Sea ice northwest of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 1 tenth first-year ice including a trace of old
ice in the western section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EDT 20 June 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Jun estimated from Newfoundland near
5000N 5555W to 5005N 5400W to 5200N 5250W to 5450N 5135W to 5600N
5200W to 5900N 5800W to 6130N 5805W to 5850N 4715W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Jun estimated from Quebec near
5110N 5838W to Newfoundland near 5029N 5727W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 21 June 2021

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM NDT 21 June 2021 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. NDT today quasi-stationary trough located over the
South Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 a.m. NDT Tuesday approaching trough located on a line
north-south over Quebec.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:53 AM NDT 21 June 2021 A trough of low pressure will move to lie over Quebec early on
Tuesday before tracking across Labrador later in the day. Moderate to
strong southeasterly winds ahead of the trough will increase to gale
force over northern waters Tuesday as it approaches the district.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
North Labrador Coast, Northwest Labrador Sea, and East Labrador Sea.

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