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East Labrador Sea

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 23 October 2020

Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to northwest 25 this evening and to northwest 15 to 20 Saturday morning. Wind diminishing to light Saturday afternoon then increasing to southeast 25 Saturday evening.

Showers or flurries changing to rain or snow Saturday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 23 October 2020
Tonight and Saturday. Seas 3 to 4 metres except 4 to 6 over southern sections. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 Saturday morning and to 1 to 2 Saturday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 23 October 2020
Sunday Wind east 25 to 35 knots backing to north 35 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind northwest 45 knots diminishing to northwest 25 to 35.
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 knots.

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 19 July 2020 Forecasts have ended for the season.
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EDT 23 October 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Oct estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5153N 5602W to 5145N 5430W to 5215N 5300W to 5500N 5030W to
5630N 5100W to 5700N 5500W to 6100N 5900W to 6200N 5600W to 5900N
5000W then eastwards.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

East Labrador Sea

Issued 4:00 PM NDT 23 October 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 NDT 23 October 2020 Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. NDT today quasi-stationary trough located over
southwestern Greenland.

At 4:00 p.m. NDT today low 1007 mb located over the Great Lakes.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT Saturday low 990 mb located southwest of Nain.

At 4:00 p.m. NDT today ridge located over western Labrador.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT Saturday ridge located over the East Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:56 PM NDT 23 October 2020 A trough of low pressure over Southwestern Greenland will remain
nearly stationary tonight. Meanwhile, a ridge of high pressure will
approach the marine district from the west. Strong to gale force
northwesterlies over the Labrador Sea will diminish tonight as the
ridge approaches.

On Saturday, a low pressure system will approach from the west.
Strong to gale force southeasterlies will develop ahead of the low.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
South Labrador Coast, Mid Labrador Coast, South Labrador Sea, and
East Labrador Sea.

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