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Northwest Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 24 October 2020

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 15 to 20 knots diminishing to light this morning then increasing to southeast 15 to 20 this afternoon. Wind increasing to east 35 this evening then becoming northwest 35 Sunday morning.

Flurries changing to snow this afternoon then to flurries or showers Sunday morning. Visibility as low as 1 mile in snow.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 24 October 2020
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this evening and to 3 to 5 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 24 October 2020
Monday Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots diminishing to northwest 25 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.
Wednesday 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.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 24 October 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 NDT 24 October 2020 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. NDT today low 995 mb located over Quebec.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Sunday low 984 mb located over the South Labrador
Sea.

At 4:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Labrador Coast.
By 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight departing ridge located east of Labrador
Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:57 AM NDT 24 October 2020 A low pressure system will approach from the west today, crossing
Northern Labrador this evening to lie over the Labrador Sea tonight.
Strong to gale force southeasterlies will develop ahead of the low
this afternoon, then shift to northwesterly on Sunday in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Lake Melville.

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