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Northwest Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 23 April 2021

Tonight and Saturday.

Wind east 30 knots diminishing to southeast 15 to 20 Saturday afternoon.

Rain beginning this evening changing to showers or flurries Saturday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 23 April 2021
Today Tonight and Saturday. Outside the ice edge seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 this afternoon then subsiding to 2 to 3 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 23 April 2021
Sunday Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots.
Monday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Tuesday Wind southeast 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 23 April 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday Bergy water except 3 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice in western section. 8 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the northwestern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 23 April 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from near 5803N 5731W to 6147N 5833W to 6151N
5819W to 6200N 5749W to 6208N 5724W then northeastward. Sea ice west
of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 3 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old
ice in western section. 8 tenths first-year ice including a trace of
old ice in the northwestern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EDT 23 April 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 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 24 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5016N 6058W to Newfoundland near 4845N 5830W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM NDT 23 April 2021 Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. NDT today low 985 mb located over Anticosti Island.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT Saturday low 995 mb located over the Quebec Lower
North Shore.

At 4:00 p.m. NDT today trough from low located on a line
northwest-southeast over Belle Isle Bank.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT Saturday trough from low located on a line
east-west over the Northwest Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:46 PM NDT 23 April 2021 A low pressure system over Anticosti Island will drift slowly
eastward along the Quebec Lower North Shore tonight and Saturday.
Gale force southeasterly winds over most southern waters ahead of a
trough associated with this low will diminish in its wake.

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

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