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Northwest Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 02 April 2020

Today Tonight and Friday.

Wind northeast 25 knots backing to northwest 25 near midnight. Wind northwest 25 Friday.

Flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray over northwestern sections today and Friday.

Temperatures minus 10 to minus 2.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 02 April 2020
Today Tonight and Friday. Outside the ice edge seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 this morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 02 April 2020
Saturday Wind north 25 to 35 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 2 April 2020 Today Tonight and Friday 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 2 April 2020 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 5800N 5800W to 6030N 5930W 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 4:08 PM EDT 1 April 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 2 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4655N 5556W to 4500N 5315W to 4440N 4715W to 4600N 4450W to 4900N
4405W to 5225N 4630W to 5330N 4800W to 5800N 5500W to 5930N 5400W
then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 2 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5013N 6113W to Newfoundland near 4834N 5909W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 02 April 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 9:30 AM NDT 2 April 2020 Today Tonight and Friday At 9:30 a.m. NDT today quasi-stationary ridge located over the
North Labrador Coast.

At 9:30 a.m. NDT today deepening trough located near Greenland.
By 9:30 a.m. NDT Friday trough located south of Greenland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:21 AM NDT 2 April 2020 A deepening trough of low pressure near Greenland will slowly drift
southward today and tonight. Strong to gale force northerlies are
forecast for most waters today.

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

Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Northwest Labrador Sea and East Labrador Sea.

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