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South Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 15 April 2021

Today Tonight and Friday.

Wind north 25 knots except northwest 15 to 20 over southern sections. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 this evening. Wind northwest 15 to 20 Friday.

Flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray over northwestern sections today tonight and Friday morning.

Temperatures plus 2 falling to minus 8 to zero this morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 15 April 2021
Today Tonight and Friday. Outside the ice edge seas 2 to 3 metres except 1 to 2 over southern sections early this morning. Seas building to 3 to 4 this afternoon then subsiding to 2 to 3 Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 15 April 2021
Saturday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots becoming south 15 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind south 20 knots.
Monday Wind southeast 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 14 April 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday 2 tenths first-year ice except 7 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the extreme northwestern 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 14 April 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4958N 5530W to 5124N 5355W
to 5419N 5139W to 5619N 5637W to 5803N 5748W then northeastward. Sea
ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

2 tenths first-year ice except 7 tenths first-year ice including a
trace of old ice in the extreme northwestern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EDT 14 April 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 15 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4711N 5254W to 4730N 5030W to 5120N 4835W to 5500N 5100W to 6000N
5830W to 6030N 5150W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 15 Apr estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5126N 5701W to Newfoundland near 5102N 5654W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

South Labrador Sea

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 15 April 2021

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 4:00 AM NDT 15 April 2021 Today Tonight and Friday At 4:00 a.m. NDT today deepening low 982 mb located southeast
of Greenland.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Friday quasi-stationary low 968 mb located east
of Greenland.

At 4:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located over the Torngat Mountains.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Friday ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:53 AM NDT 15 April 2021 Northwesterly winds will continue to strengthen to gale force over
the East Labrador Sea today as a low pressure system intensifies east
of Greenland. Winds will diminish on Friday as the low weakens and a
ridge of high pressure builds in from the northwest.

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

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

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