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Northwest Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 29 November 2020

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light except west 15 knots over northern sections. Wind becoming north 15 to 20 this evening then backing to northwest 25 late overnight. Wind increasing to northwest 35 Monday morning.

Flurries tonight and Monday.

Temperatures near minus 2.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 29 November 2020
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 near noon then building to 3 to 4 near noon Monday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 29 November 2020
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to light in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind light.
Thursday Wind southeast 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 28 November 2020 Today Tonight and Sunday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EST 28 November 2020 Today Tonight and Sunday

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 28 November 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Nov estimated from Newfoundland near
5123N 5530W to 5115N 5315W to 5500N 5200W to 6100N 5900W to 6200N
5400W to 5800N 4800W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Nov 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

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 09:30 AM NST 29 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 9:30 AM NST 29 November 2020 Today Tonight and Monday At 9:30 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over southern Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 p.m. NST tonight dissipating ridge located over the
Northwest Labrador Sea.

At 9:30 a.m. NST today intensifying low located southeast of the
Avalon Peninsula.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Monday low 982 mb located northeast of Belle
Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:20 AM NST 29 November 2020 An intensifying low pressure system southeast of the Avalon Peninsula
of Newfoundland will move to lie east of the region tonight. Strong
to gale force northwesterlies will develop tonight or early Monday as
the low nears.

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.

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