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Northwest Labrador Sea

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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 24 November 2020

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 knots increasing to northwest 35 to 45 this evening except northwest 45 to 55 over southern sections tonight. Wind northwest 35 to 45 Wednesday.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray over western sections today and Wednesday.

Temperatures minus 6 to minus 1.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 24 November 2020
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 2 metres building to 3 to 5 this evening except 5 to 7 over southern sections overnight and Wednesday morning. Seas building to 5 to 7 Wednesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 24 November 2020
Thursday Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots diminishing to northwest 25 to 35 in the morning and to west 20 late in the day.
Friday Wind southwest 25 knots veering to west 15 to 20.
Saturday Wind west 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 24 November 2020 Today Tonight and Wednesday Bergy water. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EST 24 November 2020 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from near 6200N 6415W to 6225N 6225W to 6720N
5800W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

 

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)

Storm warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 09:30 AM NST 24 November 2020

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 09:30 AM 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 AM NST 24 November 2020 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 a.m. NST today intensifying low 981 mb located over the
Quebec Lower North Shore.
By 9:30 a.m. NST Wednesday low 953 mb located southwest of
Greenland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:22 AM NST 24 November 2020 An intense low pressure system over the Quebec Lower North Shore will
continue to rapidly intensify as it crosses Labrador today before
moving to lie over the East Labrador Sea tonight. Storm to hurricane
force northwesterlies will spread across all waters today before
gradually diminishing 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. Storm warnings are in effect for
Lake Melville and Northwest Labrador Sea. A gale warning is in effect
for 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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