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East Labrador Sea

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 01 December 2020

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 20 near noon and to light this evening. Wind increasing to variable 15 to 20 Wednesday morning.

Flurries ending Wednesday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Temperatures near zero.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 01 December 2020

East Labrador Sea - northern half

Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this afternoon and to 1 to 2 late overnight.

East Labrador Sea - southern half

Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 01 December 2020
Thursday Wind east 25 knots increasing to southeast 35 to 45 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind southeast 45 to 55 knots diminishing to southwest 25.
Saturday Wind southwest 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 30 November 2020 Today Tonight and Tuesday Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 30 November 2020 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5240N 5545W to 5425N 5455W to
5530N 5930W to 6035N 6345W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EST 30 November 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Dec estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5551W to 5100N 5315W to 5500N 5200W to 5900N 5700W to 6000N
5300W to 5800N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Dec estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5150N 5610W to Newfoundland near 5136N 5556W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

East Labrador Sea

Issued 04:00 AM NST 01 December 2020

'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 NST 1 December 2020 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. NST today low 970 mb located east of Greenland.
By 9:30 a.m. NST today departing low 965 mb located east of
Greenland.

At 4:00 p.m. NST today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over central Labrador.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Wednesday trough located on a line east-west over
the South Labrador Coast.

At 4:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Labrador Coast.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Wednesday ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over the East Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:07 AM NST 1 December 2020 A trough of low pressure approaching from the west will slowly move
to lie over the South Labrador Coast by Wednesday afternoon. Strong
to gale force east to northeasterlies will develop late in the day to
the north of this feature.

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

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