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Northwest Labrador Sea

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 25 November 2020

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots except northwest 45 to 55 over southern sections early this morning. Wind becoming northwest 25 to 35 Thursday morning except west 15 to 20 over southern sections Thursday afternoon and evening. Wind diminishing to west 15 to 20 Thursday evening.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray over western sections today and Thursday.

Temperatures minus 6 to minus 1.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 24 November 2020
Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 this evening except 5 to 7 over southern sections overnight and Wednesday morning. Seas building to 5 to 7 Wednesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 25 November 2020
Friday Wind west 25 knots.
Saturday Wind west 25 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 24 November 2020 Today Tonight and Wednesday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EST 24 November 2020 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from near 6200N 6415W to 6225N 6225W to 6720N
5800W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

 

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

Northwest Labrador Sea

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

Northwest Labrador Sea

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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