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Northwest Labrador Sea

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 22 September 2020

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots except northwest 25 over southeastern sections early this morning. Wind becoming southeast 15 to 20 this afternoon then increasing to southeast 25 this evening except southeast 35 over northern sections overnight and Wednesday morning. Wind diminishing to variable 15 near noon Wednesday.

Showers this afternoon tonight and Wednesday.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 21 September 2020
Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 22 September 2020
Thursday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 35 to 45 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind west 35 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to northwest 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 21 September 2020 Today Tonight and Tuesday Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 21 September 2020 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 7345N 8205W to
Devon Island near 7430N 8415W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Devon Island near 7540N 8030W to
Ellesmere Island near 7605N 8100W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Ellesmere Island 7620N 7915W to 7615N
7725W to 7705N 7455W then northeastward. Sea ice north of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EDT 21 September 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Sep estimated from Newfoundland near
5030N 5618W to 5115N 4930W to 5400N 4900W to 5530N 5200W to 5700N
5500W to 6200N 5600W to 5900N 5000W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Sep estimated from Newfoundland
near 5120N 5636W to the Labrador coast near 5133N 5648W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 22 September 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 22 September 2020 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. NDT today trough located over northern Quebec.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday trough located over the Northwest
Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 a.m. NDT today low 1003 mb located over the East Labrador
Sea.
By 9:30 a.m. NDT today departing low 1006 mb located east of
Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located over the North Labrador Coast.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday departing ridge located east of
Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:59 AM NDT 22 September 2020 A trough of low pressure over Northern Quebec will gradually move to
lie over the Northwest Labrador Sea tonight. Strong to gale force
southeasterly winds will develop over northern waters tonight ahead
of the trough.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for
Northwest Labrador Sea.

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