Northwest Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 26 April 2018

Today Tonight and Friday.

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to south 20 this morning and to south 30 this afternoon. Wind backing to southeast 25 this evening except north 25 over northwestern sections overnight and Friday morning. Wind increasing to northwest 30 Friday afternoon.

A few flurries beginning this morning changing to snow or rain and fog patches late overnight and ending Friday evening.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray over northwestern sections Friday afternoon and evening.

Temperatures minus 8 to zero rising to minus 2 to plus 3 this morning then falling to minus 8 to zero Friday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 26 April 2018
Today Tonight and Friday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this evening and to 3 to 4 Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 26 April 2018
Saturday Wind northwest 25 knots backing to west 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to northeast 15 to 20.
Monday Wind south 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 25 April 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday Bergy water except 5 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice west of the ice edge. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 25 April 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 5800N 5830W to 5945N 5930W to 6135N 5710W
then northeastwards. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 5 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old
ice west of the ice edge.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 25 April 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4717N 5248W to 4515N 4700W to 4530N 4600W to 4630N 4430W to 4845N
4500W to 5015N 4600W to 5300N 4900W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5045N 5913W to Newfoundland near 4957N 5745W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 26 April 2018

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 AM NDT 26 April 2018 Today Tonight and Friday At 4:00 a.m. NDT today departing trough located southeast of
Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 a.m. NDT today trough located over northwestern Quebec.
By 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight departing trough located north of the
Marine District.

At 4:00 a.m. NDT today low 1002 mb located southwest of Cape Cod.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Friday low 993 mb located north of the Gaspe
Peninsula.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:13 AM NDT 26 April 2018 Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Northwest Labrador Sea and East Labrador Sea.

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