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Mid Labrador Coast

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 10 April 2021

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 knots increasing to northwest 35 early this morning then diminishing to northeast 25 early this evening. Wind veering to east 15 to 20 near midnight. Wind east 15 to 20 Sunday.

Snow changing to rain near noon and ending overnight. Fog banks forming this afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation and in fog banks.

Risk of freezing spray this morning.

Temperatures minus 5 to zero rising to plus 2 this afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 10 April 2021
Today Tonight and Sunday. Outside the ice edge seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 10 April 2021
Monday Wind east 15 knots diminishing to light in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Wednesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to north 25 to 35.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 9 April 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday Ice pressure warning in effect. 8 tenths first-year ice except 9 plus tenths first-year ice along the coast. Strong ice pressure developing Saturday morning along the coast. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Banquereau - 44139 East Chedabucto Bay - 44488 West Chedabucto Bay - 44489 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport Miscou Island Eskasoni (First Nations) Grand Étang Ingonish Beach North Mountain St.Paul Island J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Argentia Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Rocky Harbour Sagona Island St. Anthony Airport St. John's Int'l Airport St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Twillingate Winterland Branch Hill Wreckhouse Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 9 April 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4933N 5510W to 5124N 5252W
to 5457N 5112W to 5645N 5638W to 5803N 5751W then northeastward. Sea
ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice pressure warning in effect.

8 tenths first-year ice except 9 plus tenths first-year ice along
the coast. Strong ice pressure developing Saturday morning along the
coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EDT 9 April 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 10 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4742N 5245W to 4750N 5050W to 5200N 4830W to 5500N 5105W to 6000N
5830W to 6030N 5150W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 10 Apr estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5125N 5704W to Newfoundland near 5103N 5652W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Mid Labrador Coast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 10 April 2021

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Ice pressure warning in effect

Mid Labrador Coast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 09 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 AM NDT 10 April 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. NDT today trough located on a line north-south over
the South Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight departing trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over central Labrador.

At 4:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
Ungava Bay.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Sunday ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over the Northwest Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:42 AM NDT 10 April 2021 A trough of low pressure over the South Labrador Sea will continue
moving southwestward through Labrador today to lie south of the
district tonight. Strong to gale force northwesterlies over mid and
southern coastal waters will shift to strong easterlies later today
behind the trough.

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

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