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East Labrador Sea

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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 27 November 2020

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 25 knots increasing to west 35 late overnight then diminishing to southwest 25 Saturday afternoon. Wind diminishing to southwest 15 to 20 Saturday evening.

Flurries becoming showers or flurries this afternoon then flurries near midnight. Visibility as low as 1 mile in flurries.

Temperatures near zero.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 27 November 2020
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 3 to 4 metres except 2 to 3 over northern sections today and tonight. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 27 November 2020
Sunday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to northeast 25 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind north 25 knots increasing to northwest 35.
Tuesday Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 November 2020 Today Tonight and Saturday Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 November 2020 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5335N 5605W to 5500N 5720W 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 27 November 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Nov estimated from Newfoundland near
5123N 5530W to 5115N 5315W to 5500N 5200W to 6100N 5900W to 6200N
5400W to 5800N 4800W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Nov 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 09:30 AM NST 27 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 27 November 2020 Today Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 a.m. NST today trough located over the North Labrador Coast.
By 9:30 a.m. NST Saturday trough located north of Labrador Sea.

At 9:30 a.m. NST Saturday building ridge located over Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:15 AM NST 27 November 2020 A trough of low pressure approaching from Ungava Bay will move over
the Northern Labrador Sea today then track north of the marine
district tonight. Gale force southwesterlies to westerlies will
develop south of this trough. Winds will diminish to strong by
Saturday morning.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
Labrador Sea.

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