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Northwest Labrador Sea


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 14 April 2021

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots veering to north 25 near noon then backing to northwest 20 Thursday evening.


Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning this evening.

Temperatures zero falling to minus 10 to minus 2 this evening.


Issued 06:00 AM NDT 14 April 2021
Today Tonight and Thursday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this afternoon and to 3 to 4 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 14 April 2021
Friday Wind northwest 20 knots.
Saturday Wind west 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15.
Sunday Wind east 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 8:07 AM EDT 14 April 2021 Today Bergy water except 7 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the northwestern and western sections. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 8:07 AM EDT 14 April 2021 Today

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4958N 5530W to 5124N 5355W
to 5419N 5139W to 5619N 5637W to 5803N 5824W then northeastward. Sea
ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 7 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old
ice in the northwestern and western sections.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 3:04 PM EDT 13 April 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 14 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4725N 5245W to 4730N 5030W to 5120N 4835W to 5500N 5100W to 6030N
5830W to 6120N 5310W to 5825N 4500W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 14 Apr estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5126N 5701W to Newfoundland near 5102N 5654W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 14 April 2021

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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 AM NDT 14 April 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 a.m. NDT today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over the Northwest Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight dissipating trough located over southern

At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight building ridge located over the Torngat

At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight intensifying low located east of Greenland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:13 AM NDT 14 April 2021 Northwesterly winds will strengthen to gale force over the East
Labrador Sea tonight as a low pressure system intensifies east of
Greenland and a ridge of high pressure builds over the Torngat

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for
East Labrador Sea.

Marine interests are further advised that freezing spray warnings are
in effect for Mid Labrador Coast - northern of Hopedale, the entire
Labrador Sea.

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