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Northwest Labrador Sea

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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 01 April 2020

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Wind northeast 20 knots increasing to northeast 25 late overnight. Wind northeast 25 Thursday.

Flurries Thursday.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

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

Temperatures minus 10 to minus 2.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 01 April 2020
Today Tonight and Thursday. Outside the ice edge seas 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this morning and to 3 to 5 Thursday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 01 April 2020
Friday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Saturday Wind north 25 to 35 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 25 to 35 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 09:30 AM NDT 01 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 1 April 2020 Today Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 a.m. NDT today quasi-stationary ridge located over the
North Labrador Coast.

At 9:30 a.m. NDT today trough located off Greenland.
By 9:30 a.m. NDT Thursday deepening trough located off Greenland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:23 AM NDT 1 April 2020 A trough of low pressure off the coast of Greenland will remain
quasi-stationary and deepen on Thursday. Strong to gale force
northerlies will develop over the East Labrador Sea on Thursday
between the trough and a ridge over the Labrador coast.

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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