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Northwest Labrador Sea


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NDT 23 October 2020

Tonight and Saturday.

Wind northwest 25 knots backing to west 15 to 20 late overnight then diminishing to light Saturday morning. Wind increasing to east 25 Saturday evening.

Flurries changing to snow Saturday afternoon.


Issued 06:00 PM NDT 23 October 2020
Tonight and Saturday. Seas 1 to 2 metres except 2 to 3 over southeastern sections tonight. Seas building to 2 to 3 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 23 October 2020
Sunday Wind northeast 25 to 35 knots backing to northwest 35 to 45 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots diminishing to northwest 25.
Tuesday Wind northwest 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 23 October 2020 Today Tonight and Saturday Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 23 October 2020 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 7035N 6825W to 7400N
7500W to 7500N 7300W then eastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EDT 23 October 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Oct estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5153N 5602W to 5145N 5430W to 5215N 5300W to 5500N 5030W to
5630N 5100W to 5700N 5500W to 6100N 5900W to 6200N 5600W to 5900N
5000W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.

No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM NDT 23 October 2020 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight quasi-stationary trough located over
southwestern Greenland.

At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight low 1003 mb located over western Quebec.
By 9:30 p.m. NDT Saturday low 987 mb located east of Nain.

At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight ridge located over central Labrador.
By 9:30 p.m. NDT Saturday departing ridge located east of Labrador

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:10 PM NDT 23 October 2020 A trough of low pressure over Southwestern Greenland will remain
nearly stationary tonight. Meanwhile, a ridge of high pressure will
approach the marine district from the west. Strong to gale force
northwesterlies over the East Labrador Sea will diminish tonight as
the ridge approaches.

A low pressure system will approach from the west on Saturday and
move over the Labrador Sea later Saturday night. Strong to gale force
southeasterlies will develop ahead of the low Saturday afternoon and
shift to southwesterly in its wake.

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

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