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South Labrador Sea

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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NDT 14 April 2021

Tonight and Thursday.

Wind north 25 knots except northwest 15 to 20 over southern sections late this evening and overnight. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 Thursday evening.

Flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray over northwestern sections Thursday.

Temperatures plus 2 falling to minus 5 to zero Thursday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 14 April 2021
Tonight and Thursday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 near midnight and to 3 to 4 Thursday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 14 April 2021
Friday Wind northwest 20 knots.
Saturday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots becoming south 15.
Sunday Wind south 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 14 April 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday 2 tenths first-year ice except 7 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the extreme northwestern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 14 April 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4958N 5530W to 5124N 5355W
to 5419N 5139W to 5619N 5637W to 5803N 5748W then northeastward. Sea
ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

2 tenths first-year ice except 7 tenths first-year ice including a
trace of old ice in the extreme northwestern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EDT 14 April 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 15 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4711N 5254W to 4730N 5030W to 5120N 4835W to 5500N 5100W to 6000N
5830W to 6030N 5150W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 15 Apr estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5126N 5701W to Newfoundland near 5102N 5654W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

South Labrador Sea

Issued 9:30 PM NDT 14 April 2021

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 14 April 2021 Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight intensifying low located east of Greenland.

At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight building ridge located over the Torngat
Mountains.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:25 PM NDT 14 April 2021 Northwesterly winds will strengthen to gale force over the East
Labrador Sea tonight as a low pressure system intensifies east of
Greenland and a ridge of high pressure builds over the Torngat
mountains.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for
East Labrador Sea.

Marine interests are further advised that freezing spray warnings are
in effect for Mid Labrador Coast - north of Hopedale and the Labrador
Sea.

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