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Northwest Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 27 November 2020

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots except southwest 25 over southern sections. Wind increasing to west 35 near midnight then diminishing to west 25 Saturday afternoon.

Flurries beginning this morning. Visibility as low as 1 mile in flurries.

Temperatures near minus 1.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 27 November 2020
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 2 to 3 metres except 1 to 2 over northwestern sections today. Seas building to 3 to 4 late overnight then subsiding to 2 to 3 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 27 November 2020
Sunday Wind west 15 to 20 knots veering to north 25 late in the day.
Monday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 26 November 2020 Today Tonight and Friday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EST 26 November 2020 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from near 6200N 6415W to 6215N 6205W to 6525N
5745W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EST 26 November 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5145N 5621W to 5115N 5330W to 5500N 5200W to 6100N 5900W to
6200N 5400W to 5800N 4800W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 04:00 AM NST 27 November 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 NST 27 November 2020 Today Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 a.m. NST today trough located over the North Labrador Coast.
By 9:30 a.m. NST Saturday trough located north of Labrador Sea.

At 9:30 a.m. NST Saturday building ridge located over Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:45 AM NST 27 November 2020 A trough of low pressure approaching from Ungava Bay will move over
the Northern Labrador Sea today then track north of the marine
district tonight. Gale force southwesterlies to westerlies will
develop south of this trough. Winds will diminish to strong by
Saturday morning.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
Labrador Sea.

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