Northwest Labrador Sea
Issued 04:00 AM NDT 10 April 2020
Today Tonight and Saturday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind east 15 knots increasing to east 25 late overnight and to east 35 near noon Saturday. Wind diminishing to southeast 25 Saturday evening.
Flurries changing to snow or rain overnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.
Temperatures minus 1 to plus 2.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 11:00 AM EDT 9 April 2020 Today Tonight and Friday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from 5800N 5945W to 6100N 6055W to 6315N 5750W
then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.
Ice CoverageIce pressure warning in effect.
Bergy water except 9 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old
ice in the northwestern section. Strong ice pressure in the pack ice
in the northwestern section easing overnight.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 4:36 PM EDT 9 April 2020
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 10 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4745N 5613W to 4510N 5550W to 4350N 4810W to 4545N 4525W to 4835N
4450W to 5330N 4830W to 5740N 5240W to 5630N 4800W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 10 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5012N 6121W to Newfoundland near 4834N 5906W.
Iceberg CountUnknown number of icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Northwest Labrador SeaIssued 04:00 AM NDT 10 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.
Northwest Labrador SeaIssued 11:00 AM EDT 09 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 AM NDT 10 April 2020 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. NDT today low 971 mb located over Maine.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Saturday low 976 mb located over Anticosti Island.
At 9:30 a.m. NDT Saturday approaching trough located over the Mid
Marine Weather StatementIssued 4:02 AM NDT 10 April 2020 A low pressure system approaching from the Maritimes will move slowly
northeastward over the Gulf of St. Lawrence tonight and Saturday
while gradually weakening. A second low will form over Northern
Labrador waters late Saturday as the former low weakens. Strong to
gale force east to southeasterlies will develop across the district
ahead of these features. Over the East Labrador Sea the
southeasterlies will reach storm force.
Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
East Labrador Sea. Gale warnings are in effect for South Labrador
Coast, South Labrador Sea and Northwest Labrador Sea.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for South Labrador Coast and Mid Labrador Coast.
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