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South Labrador Sea

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 30 November 2020

Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots becoming west 25 this evening then diminishing to west 15 to 20 late overnight. Wind diminishing to light Tuesday morning then increasing to southeast 15 to 20 Tuesday afternoon. Wind backing to east 25 Tuesday evening.

Flurries ending overnight. Snow Tuesday afternoon and evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

A risk of freezing spray over western sections tonight.

Temperatures minus 2 becoming minus 5 to minus 1 this evening rising to plus 1 Tuesday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 30 November 2020
Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 Tuesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 30 November 2020
Wednesday Wind northeast 25 knots.
Thursday Wind southeast 35 knots.
Friday Wind southwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 30 November 2020 Today Tonight and Tuesday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 30 November 2020 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5240N 5545W to 5425N 5455W to
5530N 5930W to 6035N 6345W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EST 30 November 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Dec estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5551W to 5100N 5315W to 5500N 5200W to 5900N 5700W to 6000N
5300W to 5800N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Dec estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5150N 5610W to Newfoundland near 5136N 5556W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

South Labrador Sea

Issued 4:00 PM NST 30 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 PM NST 30 November 2020 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. NST today low 974 mb located east of the Marine
District.
By 9:30 a.m. NST Tuesday departing low 967 mb located east of
Greenland.

At 4:00 p.m. NST today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Labrador.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Tuesday ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 p.m. NST Tuesday approaching trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over central Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:39 PM NST 30 November 2020 A low pressure system east of the marine district will slowly drift
northeastward to lie well east of Greenland on Tuesday. Strong to
gale force northwesterlies in the wake of the low will gradually
diminish tonight except over the East Labrador Sea where they will
persist into Tuesday.

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

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Labrador coast and Northwest Labrador Sea.

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