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East Labrador Sea


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 23 November 2020

Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 20 knots becoming variable 15 to 20 Tuesday morning then increasing to north 35 Tuesday evening.

Flurries changing to snow overnight then to rain or snow and fog patches near noon Tuesday. Visibility as low as 1 mile in precipitation and 1 mile or less in fog patches.


Issued 06:00 PM NST 23 November 2020
Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 3 to 5 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 23 November 2020
Wednesday Wind northwest 55 knots diminishing to northwest 45 late in the day.
Thursday Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to west 25.
Friday Wind southwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 23 November 2020 Today Tonight and Tuesday Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 23 November 2020 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5335N 5605W to 5500N 5715W to
5530N 5930W to 6030N 6405W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EST 23 November 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5136N 5643W to 5200N 5329W to 5500N 5159W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

East Labrador Sea

Issued 4:00 PM NST 23 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM NST 23 November 2020 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. NST today ridge located over Labrador.
By 9:30 p.m. NST tonight dissipating ridge located over Labrador.

At 4:00 p.m. NST today deepening low 1005 mb located over Maine.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Tuesday deepening low 974 mb located over
southeastern Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:50 PM NST 23 November 2020 A deepening low pressure system will approach the marine district
from the southwest on Tuesday and move to lie over the South Labrador
Sea by Tuesday evening. Winds generally increase to strong to gale
force southeasterly to northeasterly ahead of the low then back to
gale to storm force north to northwesterly as it passes.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Lake Melville, South Labrador Coast, Mid Labrador Coast and South
Labrador Sea. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except South Labrador Coast and East Labrador

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