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North Labrador Coast

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 03 December 2020

Today Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind east 35 to 45 knots diminishing to southwest 25 this afternoon. Wind southwest 25 tonight and Friday.

Snow ending this evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray over southern sections Friday afternoon and evening.

Temperatures zero falling to minus 6 to minus 1 overnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 03 December 2020
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 03 December 2020
Saturday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 20 knots.
Monday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to northeast 15 to 20.

Ice Forecast

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

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

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EST 2 December 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 3 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 3 Dec estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5150N 5610W to Newfoundland near 5136N 5556W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

North Labrador Coast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 03 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

North Labrador Coast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 03 December 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 3 December 2020 Today Tonight and Friday At 4:00 a.m. NST today low 997 mb located over Hudson Bay.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Friday low 981 mb located over southern Baffin
Island.

At 4:00 a.m. NST today trough located on a line east-west over
Belle Isle Bank.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Friday trough located on a line northwest-southeast
over the East Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:46 AM NST 3 December 2020 A trough of low pressure will move northwards over the Labrador Sea
today. Strong to gale force easterlies ahead of the trough will
further strengthen to gale to storm force southeasterlies over
easternmost later today.

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.

Marine interests are also advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for North Labrador Coast.

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