Northwest Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 26 March 2019

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind southwest 20 knots diminishing to southwest 10 to 15 this morning except northwest 25 with gusts to 35 over northwestern sections. Wind becoming northwest 25 near midnight with gusts to 35 then diminishing to south 15 to 20 Wednesday evening.

Flurries ending near midnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray this morning. Freezing spray over northern sections today and this evening. Freezing spray overnight and Wednesday.

Temperatures minus 20 to minus 12.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 26 March 2019
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Outside the ice edge seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 Wednesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 26 March 2019
Thursday Wind southwest 15 knots increasing to south 25 in the morning.
Friday Wind west 25 knots.
Saturday Wind southwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 25 March 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday Bergy water except 6 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 25 March 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 5800N 5800W to 5915N 5840W to 6045N 5950W to
6230N 5735W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 6 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old
ice in the western section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 25 March 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4640N 5310W to 4110N 5140W to 4110N 4920W to 4615N 4145W to 5000N
4110W to 5620N 5315W to 5650N 5400W to 6020N 5900W to 6200N 5630W to
5740N 4820W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5037N 5928W to Newfoundland near 4942N 5754W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 26 March 2019

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 March 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. NDT today low 983 mb located north of the Northwest
Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight low 987 mb located over the Northwest
Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:55 AM NDT 26 March 2019 Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Labrador Sea.

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