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Northwest Labrador Sea

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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 18 June 2024

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 20 knots increasing to northwest 25 near noon and to northwest 35 early this evening. Wind diminishing to northwest 20 near midnight and to light early Wednesday morning.

Showers and fog patches ending near midnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 18 June 2024
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 early this evening then subsiding to 1 to 2 Wednesday morning. Seas subsiding to 1 or less Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 18 June 2024
Thursday Wind southeast 25 knots increasing to west 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind northwest 35 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 18 June 2024 Today Tonight and Wednesday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 18 June 2024 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5755N 6156W to 5815N 6115W to
5956N 6008W to 6200N 6305W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the
ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EDT 17 June 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Jun estimated from Newfoundland near
4657N 5300W to 4815N 5125W to 5245N 4920W to 5725N 5105W to 5640N
4930W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Jun estimated from Quebec near
5040N 5930W to Newfoundland near 4950N 5735W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 11:59 AM NDT 18 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 9:30 AM NDT 18 June 2024 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 a.m. NDT today intensifying trough located off Labrador
Coast.
By 9:30 a.m. NDT Wednesday low 1003 mb located over the East
Labrador Sea.

At 9:30 a.m. NDT today ridge located over Quebec.
By 9:30 a.m. NDT Wednesday ridge located from the South Labrador
Coast to the Northwest Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:23 AM NDT 18 June 2024 A trough of low pressure off the Labrador coast will intensify into a
low pressure system as it moves to lie over the East Labrador Sea by
tonight. Strong to gale force northwesterlies are expected in its
wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for Mid
Labrador Coast, North Labrador Coast, South Labrador Sea, and
Northwest Labrador Sea.

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