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South Labrador Coast

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 24 April 2024

Tonight and Thursday.

Wind south 25 knots backing to southeast 15 to 20 near midnight then diminishing to variable 10 to 15 late overnight. Wind becoming northwest 15 Thursday afternoon then increasing to variable 15 to 20 Thursday evening.

Snow or freezing rain tonight and Thursday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 24 April 2024
Tonight and Thursday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 24 April 2024
Friday Wind west 25 to 35 knots diminishing to west 15 to 20 in the morning.
Saturday Wind west 15 knots becoming southeast 10 to 15.
Sunday Wind south 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 24 April 2024 Today Tonight and Thursday 1 tenth first-year ice including a trace of old ice except 7 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the northeastern section. Consolidated rotten first-year ice along parts of the coast. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 24 April 2024 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from 5117N 5728W to 5131N 5623W to
Newfoundland near 5128N 5619W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4934N 5429W to
5249N 5130W to 5518N 5150W to 5641N 5703W to 5903N 5824W to 6200N
5854W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

1 tenth first-year ice including a trace of old ice except 7 tenths
first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the northeastern
section. Consolidated rotten first-year ice along parts of the
coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 3:28 PM EDT 24 April 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4729N 5245W to 4805N 4945W to 5115N 4635W to 5615N 5010W to 5740N
5210W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5013N 6130W to Newfoundland near 4905N 5804W.

Iceberg Count

51 to 100 icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM NDT 24 April 2024 Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 p.m. NDT today low 1000 mb located south of Sable Island.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT Thursday low 997 mb located over the South
Labrador Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:47 PM NDT 24 April 2024 A low pressure system will approach from the south on Thursday before
intensifying over the Labrador Sea by Thursday night. Gale force
southeasterlies can be expected to the east of the low and gale force
northwesterlies to its west.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Lake Melville, South Labrador Coast, Mid Labrador Coast
- Hopedale and south, and South Labrador Sea - southeastern half.

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