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Northwest Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 26 November 2020

Today Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to west 25 this afternoon then backing to southwest 15 to 20 this evening except southwest 25 over southern sections overnight and Friday.

Flurries ending this evening. Flurries Friday. Visibility as low as 1 mile in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray over western sections today and early this evening.

Temperatures near minus 2.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 26 November 2020
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 this afternoon and to 2 to 3 near midnight except 1 to 2 over northwestern sections Friday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 26 November 2020
Saturday Wind west 25 to 35 knots.
Sunday Wind west 25 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15.
Monday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 25 November 2020 Today Tonight and Thursday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EST 25 November 2020 Today Tonight and Thursday

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 25 November 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5148N 5614W to 5115N 5330W to 5500N 5200W to 6100N 5900W to
6200N 5400W to 5800N 4800W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 04:00 AM NST 26 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 04:00 AM NST 26 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 26 November 2020 Today Tonight and Friday At 4:00 a.m. NST today low 953 mb located southeast of Greenland.
By 9:30 p.m. NST tonight departing low 963 mb located east of
Greenland.

At 9:30 a.m. NST Friday trough located over the North Labrador
Coast.
By 9:30 p.m. NST Friday trough located on a line east-west over
northern Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:51 AM NST 26 November 2020 An intense low pressure system off Greenland will continue slowly
moving away from the marine district today. Gale to storm force
northwesterlies will gradually diminish today as the low moves
further away.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
East Labrador Sea. Gale warnings are in effect for North Labrador
Coast, South Labrador Sea and Northwest Labrador Sea.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except Lake Melville and East Labrador Sea.

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