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Northwest Labrador Sea

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 25 June 2024

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to southeast 15 knots this evening and to east 30 late overnight except variable 10 to 15 over southwestern sections Wednesday morning and afternoon. Wind becoming northeast 35 Wednesday afternoon except south 25 to 35 over southeastern sections.

Showers ending this evening. Rain overnight and Wednesday. Fog patches.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 25 June 2024
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 late overnight and to 2 to 3 Wednesday morning. Seas building to 3 to 4 Wednesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 25 June 2024
Thursday Wind west 25 to 35 knots diminishing to west 15 to 20 late in the day.
Friday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Saturday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 24 June 2024 Today Tonight and Tuesday Bergy water except 2 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the extreme western section. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 24 June 2024 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5911N 6322W to 5858N 6115W to
5915N 5946W to 6018N 6036W to 6200N 6317W then northeastward. Sea
ice north then west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 2 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old
ice in the extreme western section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:47 PM EDT 24 June 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Jun estimated from Newfoundland near
4913N 5344W to 5200N 4825W to 5725N 5105W to 5650N 4625W then
eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Jun estimated from Quebec near
5114N 5848W to Newfoundland near 5019N 5720W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 25 June 2024

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. 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 June 2024 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. NDT today trough located over the Mid Labrador Coast.
By 9:30 a.m. NDT today dissipating trough located over Labrador Sea.

At 9:30 a.m. NDT today building ridge located over Newfoundland.
By 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight departing ridge located over the East
Labrador Sea.

At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight trough located over Quebec.
By 9:30 p.m. NDT Wednesday trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:52 AM NDT 25 June 2024 A trough of low pressure system over Quebec will track eastward today
to lie over the Northwest Labrador Sea Wednesday afternoon. Strong to
gale force south to southeasterly winds will spread ahead of the
trough before backing to gale force northeast to northwesterlies in
its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Lake Melville and South Labrador Coast.

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