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North Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 22 April 2021

Tonight and Friday.

Wind southeast 15 knots increasing to east 25 near midnight. Wind east 25 Friday.

Periods of snow tonight and Friday. Visibility as low as 1 mile in snow.

Temperatures minus 5 to minus 1 rising to plus 1 overnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 22 April 2021
Today Tonight and Friday. Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 22 April 2021
Saturday Wind east 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind variable 15 knots.
Monday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 22 April 2021 Today Tonight and Friday Ice pressure warning in effect. 9 tenths first-year ice except 9 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the eastern section. Strong ice pressure developing Friday afternoon in the pack ice and along the coast. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 22 April 2021 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5131N 5647W to
Newfoundland near 5122N 5638W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4959N 5533W to
5431N 5235W to 5632N 5601W to 5803N 5731W then northeastward. Sea
ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice pressure warning in effect.

9 tenths first-year ice except 9 tenths first-year ice including a
trace of old ice in the eastern section. Strong ice pressure
developing Friday afternoon in the pack ice and along the coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:53 PM EDT 22 April 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4736N 5241W to 4805N 5135W to 5500N 5200W to 6000N 5800W to 6050N
5315W to 5715N 4535W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5016N 6058W to Newfoundland near 4845N 5830W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Ice pressure warning in effect

North Labrador Coast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 22 April 2021

Navigators in this marine area should be on the lookout for hazardous ice conditions and take necessary safety precautions. Please refer to the latest ice forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM NDT 22 April 2021 Tonight and Friday At 4:00 p.m. NDT today low 980 mb located over New Brunswick.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT Friday low 982 mb located near Anticosti Island.

At 4:00 p.m. NDT today trough from low located on a line
northwest-southeast over Cape Breton Island.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT Friday trough from low located over the South
Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 p.m. NDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over the East Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:57 PM NDT 22 April 2021 An approaching low pressure system will stall over the Gaspé
Peninsula tonight before drifting eastward along the Quebec Lower
North Shore Friday night and Saturday. Gale force southeasterly winds
will sweep across most southern waters tonight ahead of a trough
associated with this low.

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

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