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Northwest Labrador Sea

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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NDT 22 April 2021

Tonight and Friday.

Wind southeast 15 knots increasing to southeast 25 late overnight. Wind southeast 25 Friday.

Temperatures minus 3 to plus 2 rising to plus 2 Friday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 22 April 2021
Tonight and Friday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 near midnight except 3 to 5 over southern sections Friday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 22 April 2021
Saturday Wind east 25 knots diminishing to east 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Monday Wind variable 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 22 April 2021 Today Tonight and Friday Bergy water except 4 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice in western section. 8 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the northwestern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 22 April 2021 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from near 5803N 5731W to 6147N 5833W to 6151N
5819W to 6200N 5749W to 6208N 5724W then northeastward. Sea ice west
of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 4 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old
ice in western section. 8 tenths first-year ice including a trace of
old ice in the northwestern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:53 PM EDT 22 April 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4736N 5241W to 4805N 5135W to 5500N 5200W to 6000N 5800W to 6050N
5315W to 5715N 4535W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5016N 6058W to Newfoundland near 4845N 5830W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM NDT 22 April 2021 Tonight and Friday At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight low 979 mb located over the Gaspe
Peninsula.
By 9:30 p.m. NDT Friday low 988 mb located over the Quebec Lower
North Shore.

At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight trough from low located over southwestern
Newfoundland.
By 9:30 p.m. NDT Friday trough from low located on a line east-west
over the South Labrador Sea.

At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight departing ridge located over the East
Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:32 PM NDT 22 April 2021 A low pressure system over the Gaspé Peninsula will stall tonight
before drifting eastward along the Quebec Lower North Shore Friday
and Saturday. Gale force southeasterly winds will sweep across most
southern waters tonight ahead of a trough associated with this low.

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

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