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Mid Labrador Coast

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 25 November 2020

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind northwest 45 to 55 knots diminishing to west 35 to 45 this morning and to west 25 to 35 this evening. Wind diminishing to west 20 Thursday morning.

Snow changing to flurries this morning and ending overnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray.

Temperatures near minus 6.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 25 November 2020

Mid Labrador Coast - Hopedale and south

Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 7 to 9 metres subsiding to 5 to 7 this morning and to 3 to 5 this evening. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 Thursday evening.

Mid Labrador Coast - north of Hopedale

Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 this evening and to 2 to 3 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 25 November 2020
Friday Wind southwest 25 knots.
Saturday Wind west 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15.
Sunday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 15 to 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 24 November 2020 Today Tonight and Wednesday Bergy water except 2 tenths new ice along parts of the coast. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 24 November 2020 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5335N 5605W to 5500N 5715W to
5530N 5930W to 6030N 6405W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 2 tenths new ice along parts of the coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EST 24 November 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5136N 5643W to 5200N 5330W to 5500N 5200W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Mid Labrador Coast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 25 November 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Mid Labrador Coast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 25 November 2020

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 NST 25 November 2020 Today Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 a.m. NST today low 958 mb located over the East Labrador
Sea.
By 9:30 p.m. NST tonight low 955 mb located east of Greenland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:46 AM NST 25 November 2020 An intense low pressure system over the East Labrador Sea will move
to lie east of Greenland by this evening. Storm to hurricane force
northwesterlies over the Labrador Sea give way to gale to storm force
northwesterlies over most waters elsewhere. Winds will gradually
diminish today and tonight as the low moves further away.

Marine interests are advised that hurricane force wind warnings are
for the South Labrador Sea and East Labrador Sea. Storm warnings are
in effect for South Labrador Coast, Mid Labrador Coast and Northwest
Labrador Sea. A gale warning is in effect for North Labrador Coast.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except East Labrador Sea.

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