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Northwest Labrador Sea

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 04 December 2020

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Wind south 30 knots veering to southwest 25 this morning except variable 15 over northwestern sections today and tonight. Wind diminishing to variable 15 Saturday morning.

Flurries tonight and Saturday.

Temperatures near zero.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 03 December 2020
Tonight and Friday. Seas 4 to 6 metres except 3 to 4 over southwestern sections tonight and Friday. Seas subsiding to 3 to 4 Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

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

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 3 December 2020 Today Tonight and Friday Bergy water except 3 tenths new ice in the extreme northwestern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EST 3 December 2020 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from near 6045N 6245W to 6200N 6000W to 6500N
5745W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 3 tenths new ice in the extreme northwestern
section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EST 3 December 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 4 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 4 Dec estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5150N 5610W to Newfoundland near 5136N 5556W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM NST 4 December 2020 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. NST today low 982 mb located southeast of Baffin
Island.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Saturday low 994 mb located over Hudson Strait.

At 4:00 a.m. NST today trough located on a line northwest-southeast
over the East Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 a.m. NST today departing trough located north of Labrador
Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:45 AM NST 4 December 2020 A trough of low pressure over the East Labrador Sea will move to lie
north of the Labrador Sea this morning. Storm force southeasterlies
ahead of this trough will diminish to strong southerlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
East Labrador Sea.

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

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