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South Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 23 April 2024

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 35 knots veering to west 35 to 45 near noon then diminishing to west 25 to 35 this afternoon. Wind diminishing to southwest 15 to 20 this evening then backing to south 25 late overnight. Wind south 25 Wednesday.

Flurries ending this afternoon.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray ending near noon.

Temperatures minus 8 to minus 4 rising to plus 2 near noon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 23 April 2024
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 23 April 2024
Thursday Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 in the morning then increasing to west 25 late in the day.
Friday Wind west 25 to 35 knots diminishing to west 15 to 20.
Saturday Wind west 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 23 April 2024 Today Tonight and Wednesday 1 tenth first-year ice including a trace of old ice except 5 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the eastern section. Consolidated rotten first-year ice along parts of the coast. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 23 April 2024 Today Tonight and Wednesday

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 5 tenths
first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the eastern section.
Consolidated rotten first-year ice along parts of the coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 3:12 PM EDT 22 April 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4729N 5245W to 4805N 4945W to 5155N 4710W to 5445N 4940W to 5445N
4940W to 5625N 4855W then eastward.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5013N 6130W to Newfoundland near 4905N 5804W.

Iceberg Count

51 to 100 icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

South Labrador Coast

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 23 April 2024

'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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

South Labrador Coast

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 23 April 2024

Moderate or severe freezing spray is occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 9:30 AM NDT 23 April 2024 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 a.m. NDT today low 990 mb located over the South Labrador
Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday trough located over Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:18 AM NDT 23 April 2024 A low pressure system over the South Labrador Sea will weaken into a
trough over the Labrador Sea by this evening. Strong to gale force
northwest to southwesterlies can be expected to the south of the
system today. Winds will diminish tonight as the system weakens.

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

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for South Labrador Coast, Mid Labrador Coast - north of
Hopedale, and South Labrador Sea.

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