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North Labrador Coast

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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NST 24 November 2020

Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots tonight and Wednesday.

Flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray.

Temperatures near minus 5.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 24 November 2020
Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 24 November 2020
Thursday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to west 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots.
Saturday Wind west 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 24 November 2020 Today Tonight and Wednesday Bergy water except 2 tenths new ice along parts of the coast. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 24 November 2020 Today Tonight and Wednesday

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

Bergy water except 2 tenths new ice along parts of the coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EST 24 November 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5136N 5643W to 5200N 5330W to 5500N 5200W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

North Labrador Coast

Issued 9:30 PM NST 24 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

North Labrador Coast

Issued 9:30 PM NST 24 November 2020

Moderate or severe freezing spray is occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 PM NST 24 November 2020 Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight intensifying low 970 mb located over the
South Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Wednesday low 955 mb located south of Greenland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:21 PM NST 24 November 2020 An intense low pressure system over the South Labrador Sea will move
to lie south of Greenland on Wednesday. Storm to hurricane force
northwesterlies will gradually diminish somewhat to gale to storm
force on Wednesday in the wake of the low.

Marine interests are advised that hurricane force wind warnings are
in effect for South Labrador Coast, Mid Labrador Coast, South
Labrador Sea, and East Labrador Sea. A storm warning is in effect for
the Northwest Labrador Sea. Gale warnings are in effect for Lake
Melville and North Labrador Coast.

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

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