Northwest Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 22 April 2018

Today Tonight and Monday.

Wind northwest 25 knots today tonight and Monday.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

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

Temperatures minus 8 to zero.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 21 April 2018
Tonight and Sunday. Outside the ice edge seas 2 to 3 metres except 1 to 2 over northern sections.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 22 April 2018
Tuesday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots.
Thursday Wind south 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 21 April 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday Bergy water except 4 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice west of the ice edge. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 21 April 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 5800N 5900W to 5950N 5955W to 6145N 5715W
then northeastwards. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 4 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old
ice west of the ice edge.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 21 April 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4703N 5258W to 4615N 4700W to 4615N 4600W to 4730N 4500W to 4815N
4500W to 5100N 4700W to 5300N 4900W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5012N 6048W to Newfoundland near 4855N 5830W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 22 April 2018

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 4:00 AM NDT 22 April 2018 Today Tonight and Monday At 4:00 a.m. NDT today low 990 mb located east of Belle Isle Bank.
By 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight departing low 989 mb located east of
Belle Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:53 AM NDT 22 April 2018 A low pressure system east of Belle Isle Bank will continue to track
slowly eastward away from the district tonight. Gale force
northwesterlies over southern waters will diminish today and tonight
as the low pulls away.

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

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for South Labrador Coast, Mid Labrador Coast, and Northwest
Labrador Sea.

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