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Northwest Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 25 April 2024

Today Tonight and Friday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to north 25 this morning and to northwest 35 this afternoon. Wind increasing to northwest 45 this evening except northwest 55 over southern sections overnight and Friday morning.

Flurries changing to snow this morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water risk of freezing spray today and tonight. Freezing spray over western sections late overnight and Friday.

Temperatures minus 5 to plus 2.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 25 April 2024
Today Tonight and Friday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this afternoon and to 3 to 5 early this evening. Seas building to 5 to 7 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 25 April 2024
Saturday Wind west 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind west 15 to 20 knots veering to north 15.
Monday Wind northwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 24 April 2024 Today Tonight and Thursday Bergy water except 5 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the western section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 24 April 2024 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from 5117N 5728W to 5131N 5623W to
Newfoundland near 5128N 5619W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4934N 5429W to
5249N 5130W to 5518N 5150W to 5641N 5703W to 5903N 5824W to 6200N
5854W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 5 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old
ice in the western section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 3:28 PM EDT 24 April 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4729N 5245W to 4805N 4945W to 5115N 4635W to 5615N 5010W to 5740N
5210W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5013N 6130W to Newfoundland near 4905N 5804W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 25 April 2024

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 25 April 2024

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 4:00 AM NDT 25 April 2024 Today Tonight and Friday At 4:00 a.m. NDT today low 1001 mb located over Newfoundland.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Friday intensifying low 995 mb located over
Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:46 AM NDT 25 April 2024 A low pressure system will approach from the south today before
intensifying over the Labrador Sea by tonight. Gale force
southeasterlies can be expected to the east of the low and gale to
storm force northwesterlies to its west.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Northwest Labrador Sea. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining
waters except Lake Melville.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for South Labrador Sea - northwestern half and Northwest
Labrador Sea.

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