South Labrador Sea
Issued 04:00 AM NST 02 December 2020
Today Tonight and Thursday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northeast 25 knots except southwest 25 over southern sections this morning. Wind increasing to east 35 to 45 this evening then diminishing to southwest 25 Thursday afternoon.
Snow or rain and fog patches ending Thursday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in fog patches and in precipitation.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 1 December 2020 Today Tonight and Wednesday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Labrador near 5210N 5535W to 5335N 5430W to
5545N 5920W to 6045N 6245W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice
Iceberg BulletinIssued 2:30 PM EST 1 December 2020
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 2 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 2 Dec estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5150N 5610W to Newfoundland near 5136N 5556W.
Iceberg CountUnknown number of icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
South Labrador SeaIssued 04:00 AM NST 02 December 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 AM NST 2 December 2020 Today Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 a.m. NST today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over the Mid Labrador Coast.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Thursday trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over the Mid Labrador Coast.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:46 AM NST 2 December 2020 A trough of low pressure over the Labrador coast will remain nearly
stationary today and tonight. Strong to gale force easterlies to the
north of the trough will strengthen to gale to storm force on
Thursday as the trough moves northeastwards across the Labrador Sea.
Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
East Labrador Sea. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining
waters except Lake Melville and South Labrador Coast.
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Anticosti - eastern half
- Anticosti - western half
- Banquereau - eastern half
- Banquereau - western half
- Belle Isle Bank
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Cabot Strait - northern half
- Cabot Strait - southern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- Eastern Shore - eastern half
- East Coast
- Funk Island Bank
- Gulf - Magdalen
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Lake Melville
- Laurentian Fan - eastern half
- Laurentian Fan - western half
- Mid Labrador Coast
- Northeast Coast
- Northeast Gulf
- Northern Grand Banks
- Northumberland Strait
- Sable - eastern half
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- South Labrador Coast
- South Labrador Sea
- Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half
- Strait of Belle Isle - western half
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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