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Northwest Labrador Sea

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 29 March 2020

Tonight and Monday.

Wind west 25 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 this evening then increasing to south 25 late overnight. Wind veering to west 20 near noon Monday.

Flurries ending this evening.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray over western sections late this afternoon and this evening. Freezing spray over western sections late overnight and Monday.

Temperatures minus 10 to minus 2.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 29 March 2020
Tonight and Monday. Outside the ice edge seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 29 March 2020
Tuesday Wind north 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind north 25 knots.
Thursday Wind northeast 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 29 March 2020 Today Tonight and Monday Bergy water except 9 tenths 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 29 March 2020 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 5800N 5800W to 6045N 5905W to 6220N 5730W
then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 9 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old
ice in the western section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EDT 29 March 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4638N 5335W to 4505N 4700W to 4610N 4500W to 4800N 4415W to 4920N
4420W to 5330N 4800W to 5835N 5525W to 6100N 5300W to 5800N 4900W
then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5015N 6041W to Newfoundland near 4844N 5836W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 4:00 PM NDT 29 March 2020

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 PM NDT 29 March 2020 Tonight and Monday At 4:00 p.m. NDT today departing trough located east of the East
Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 p.m. NDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Mid Labrador Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:54 PM NDT 29 March 2020 Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the South Labrador Sea and Northwest Labrador Sea.

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