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East Labrador Sea

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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 26 November 2020

Today Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots becoming west 25 this evening then backing to southwest 15 to 20 late overnight. Wind increasing to southwest 25 Friday morning.

Flurries ending overnight. Flurries Friday afternoon becoming showers or flurries. Visibility as low as 1 mile in flurries.

Temperatures near zero.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 26 November 2020
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 6 to 8 metres subsiding to 4 to 6 this afternoon and to 3 to 4 late overnight except 2 to 3 over northern sections Friday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 26 November 2020
Saturday Wind west 25 knots.
Sunday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 35.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 26 November 2020 Today Tonight and Friday Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 26 November 2020 Today Tonight and Friday

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
edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EST 26 November 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5145N 5621W to 5115N 5330W to 5500N 5200W to 6100N 5900W to
6200N 5400W to 5800N 4800W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

East Labrador Sea

Issued 09:30 AM NST 26 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 AM NST 26 November 2020 Today Tonight and Friday At 9:30 a.m. NST today low 956 mb located southeast of Greenland.
By 9:30 p.m. NST tonight departing low 963 mb located east of
Greenland.

At 9:30 a.m. NST Friday trough located over the North Labrador
Coast.
By 9:30 p.m. NST Friday trough located on a line east-west over
northern Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:35 AM NST 26 November 2020 An intense low pressure system off Greenland will continue slowly
moving away from the marine district today. Gale to storm force
northwesterlies will gradually diminish today as the low moves
further away.

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

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except Lake Melville and East Labrador Sea.

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