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East Labrador Sea

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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 29 November 2021

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 35 knots diminishing to southwest 25 late overnight and to southwest 15 to 20 Tuesday morning. Wind increasing to east 35 Tuesday afternoon then veering to southeast 45 Tuesday evening.

Showers or flurries ending near midnight. Snow or rain Tuesday. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 29 November 2021
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 Tuesday morning then building to 4 to 6 Tuesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 29 November 2021
Wednesday Wind southeast 45 knots increasing to west 45 to 55 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind west 25 to 35 knots.
Friday Wind west 15 to 20 knots increasing to east 25 to 35.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 29 November 2021 Today Tonight and Tuesday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 29 November 2021 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5345N 5642W to 5354N
5652W to Labrador near 5356N 5708W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5413N 5815W to Labrador
near 5415N 5818W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5548N 6029W to 5718N
6100W to 5933N 6319W to Labrador near 5951N 6402W. Sea ice west of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 29 November 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Nov estimated from Newfoundland near
5106N 5543W to 5130N 5430W to 5500N 4945W to 5600N 4945W to 5745N
5715W to 6050N 6015W to 6205N 5355W to 5910N 4710W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Nov estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5128N 5651W to Newfoundland near 5120N 5639W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

East Labrador Sea

Issued 09:30 AM NST 29 November 2021

'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 2021 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 a.m. NST today low 981 mb located over the Northwest
Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 p.m. NST tonight low 992 mb located north of Labrador Sea.

At 9:30 a.m. NST today ridge located over the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
By 9:30 a.m. NST Tuesday ridge located over Labrador Sea.

At 9:30 a.m. NST today low 1004 mb located southwest of Nova Scotia.
By 9:30 a.m. NST Tuesday low 988 mb located over the northern Gulf
of St. Lawrence.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:24 AM NST 29 November 2021 A low pressure system over the Northwest Labrador Sea will continue
tracking northeastward today to lie north of the Labrador Sea by
tonight. Strong to gale force west to southwesterlies are expected in
the wake of the low.

A second low pressure system will approach from the southwest and lie
over Southeastern Labrador by late in the day on Tuesday. Strong to
gale force north to southeasterlies will spread across most waters by
Tuesday night.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters.

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