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South 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 35 knots diminishing to east 25 this afternoon then backing to northeast 20 late overnight. Wind northeast 20 Sunday.

Snow changing to rain near noon and ending near midnight. Fog banks forming near noon. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow and in fog banks.

Temperatures minus 2 rising to plus 3 this afternoon.

Waves

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

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 10 April 2021
Monday Wind northeast 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind northeast 10 to 15 knots becoming light.
Wednesday Wind light increasing to northwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 9 April 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday Bergy water except 6 tenths first-year ice in the eastern and extreme northern section. 

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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

Bergy water except 6 tenths first-year ice in the eastern and
extreme northern section.

 

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

26 to 50 icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

South 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.

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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