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South Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 13 April 2024

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to east 15 to 20 near noon except south 15 to 20 over southern sections. Wind increasing to east 25 this evening except south 15 to 20 over southern sections. Wind becoming south 25 Sunday morning.

Rain and fog patches beginning early this morning and ending Sunday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 12 April 2024
Tonight and Saturday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 13 April 2024
Monday Wind south 25 knots diminishing to south 15 to 20 in the morning.
Tuesday Wind southwest 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15.
Wednesday Wind north 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 12 April 2024 Today Tonight and Saturday Bergy water except 3 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the extreme western section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 12 April 2024 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4934N 5429W to 5200N
5215W to 5515N 5245W to 5700N 5730W to 5945N 5900W to 6200N 5615W
then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 6145N 5240W to 6100N 5330W to 6000N
5215W to 5942N 5015W then eastward. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 3 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old
ice in the extreme western section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 3:27 PM EDT 12 April 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 13 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4725N 5445W to 4530N 5430W to 4440N 4620W to 4600N 4525W to 5030N
4530W to 5445N 4940W to 5620N 4915W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 13 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5017N 6036W to Newfoundland near 4852N 5817W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM NDT 13 April 2024 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. NDT today intensifying trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Mid Labrador Coast.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Sunday trough located on a line east-west over
the South Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:57 AM NDT 13 April 2024 A trough of low pressure over the Mid Labrador Coast will strengthen
as is it shifts into the South Labrador Sea today. Strong to gale
force east to northeasterlies will develop to the north of the trough
tonight.

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

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