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East Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 26 October 2020

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 45 knots diminishing to northwest 35 this afternoon and to northwest 25 this evening. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 overnight. Wind northwest 15 to 20 Tuesday.

Showers or flurries becoming flurries this evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 26 October 2020
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 this evening and to 2 to 3 Tuesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 26 October 2020
Wednesday Wind northwest 15 knots increasing to northwest 25 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind northwest 20 knots diminishing to variable 15.
Friday Wind variable 15 knots increasing to northwest 20.

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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 25 October 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Oct estimated from Newfoundland near
5125N 5530W to 5200N 5300W to 5500N 5030W to 5600N 5100W to 5700N
5500W to 6100N 5900W to 6200N 5600W to 5900N 5000W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Oct estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5150N 5610W to Newfoundland near 5136N 5556W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

East Labrador Sea

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 26 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 AM NDT 26 October 2020 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. NDT today intensifying low 981 mb located east of
Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight departing low 940 mb located southeast
of Greenland.

At 4:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located over the Maritimes.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Tuesday weakening ridge located over Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:52 AM NDT 26 October 2020 A low pressure system east of the Labrador Sea will merge with
post-tropical storm epsilon well southeast of Greenland later today
resulting in a very powerful North Atlantic storm. Strong to gale
force northwesterlies behind the low will gradually diminish later
today as the low departs.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Lake Melville and North Labrador Coast.

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