Northwest Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 21 April 2018

Tonight and Sunday.

Wind north 15 to 20 knots except north 25 over southern sections. Wind becoming north 25 near midnight then backing to northwest 20 Sunday afternoon.

Over open water risk of freezing spray.

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 PM NDT 21 April 2018
Monday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 25.

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 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

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM NDT 21 April 2018 Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 p.m. NDT today low 991 mb located over Belle Isle Bank.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT Sunday low 988 mb located east of Belle Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:50 PM NDT 21 April 2018 A low pressure over the Belle Isle Bank will track slowly eastward
out of the district tonight. Gale force northerlies over southwestern
waters will diminish Sunday evening as the low pulls away.

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

Marine interests are also advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for Mid Labrador Coast - north of Hopedale.

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