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East Labrador Sea

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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 02 December 2020

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind northeast 15 to 20 knots veering to east 25 late overnight then increasing to southeast 35 to 45 Thursday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 55 Thursday afternoon.

Flurries ending this afternoon. Snow or rain Thursday. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Temperatures near zero.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 02 December 2020

East Labrador Sea - northern half

Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 near midnight and to 3 to 5 Thursday morning. Seas building to 5 to 7 Thursday afternoon and to 7 to 9 Thursday evening.

East Labrador Sea - southern half

Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 Thursday morning and to 5 to 7 Thursday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 02 December 2020
Friday Wind southeast 45 to 55 knots diminishing to south 25 in the morning.
Saturday Wind southwest 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15.
Sunday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 2 December 2020 Today Tonight and Thursday Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 2 December 2020 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5210N 5535W to 5335N 5430W to
5545N 5920W to 6045N 6245W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EST 1 December 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 2 Dec estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5551W to 5045N 5315W to 5500N 5200W to 5900N 5700W to 6000N
5300W to 5800N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 2 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)

Storm warning in effect

East Labrador Sea

Issued 09:30 AM NST 02 December 2020

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are 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 NST 2 December 2020 Today Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 a.m. NST today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over the South Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 a.m. NST Thursday trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over the Mid Labrador Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:25 AM NST 2 December 2020 A trough of low pressure will pivot over the South Labrador Sea and
Mid Labrador Coast today and tonight before moving northwards on
Thursday. Strong to gale force easterlies to the north of the trough
will strengthen to gale to storm force on Thursday as the trough
moves towards to lie over the North Labrador Coast.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
East Labrador Sea. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining
waters except Lake Melville and South Labrador Coast.

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