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Northwest Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NDT 31 March 2020

Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind north 15 to 20 knots veering to northeast 20 late overnight. Wind northeast 20 Wednesday.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray over western sections late this evening overnight and Wednesday.

Temperatures minus 10 to minus 2.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 31 March 2020
Tonight and Wednesday. Outside the ice edge seas 2 metres building to 2 to 3 Wednesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 31 March 2020
Thursday Wind northeast 25 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Saturday Wind north 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 31 March 2020 Today Tonight and Wednesday 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 31 March 2020 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 5800N 5740W 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 3:19 PM EDT 31 March 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4655N 5556W to 4500N 5250W to 4445N 4700W to 4600N 4450W to 5030N
4345W to 5330N 4800W to 5800N 5500W to 5930N 5400W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 9:30 PM NDT 31 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 9:30 PM NDT 31 March 2020 Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over Belle Isle Bank.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday quasi-stationary trough located on a
line northeast-southwest over the South Labrador Coast.

At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight quasi-stationary ridge located over the
North Labrador Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:14 PM NDT 31 March 2020 Marine interests are advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for the Northwest Labrador Sea.

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