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Northwest Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 23 October 2020

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Wind northwest 25 knots backing to west 15 to 20 near midnight then diminishing to light Saturday morning. Wind increasing to east 25 Saturday evening.

Flurries changing to snow Saturday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 23 October 2020
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 1 to 2 metres except 2 to 3 over southeastern sections today and tonight. Seas building to 2 to 3 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 23 October 2020
Sunday Wind northeast 25 to 35 knots backing to northwest 35 to 45 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots diminishing to northwest 25.
Tuesday Wind northwest 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 22 October 2020 Today Tonight and Friday Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 22 October 2020 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 7135N 7210W to 7345N
7455W to 7535N 7345W then eastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EDT 22 October 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Oct estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5202N 5548W to 5045N 5400W to 5100N 5030W to 5300N 4900W to
5630N 5100W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM NDT 23 October 2020 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. NDT today quasi-stationary trough located southwest
of Greenland.

At 4:00 a.m. NDT Saturday approaching low 995 mb located over
Quebec.

At 4:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located over Quebec.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Saturday ridge located over Labrador Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:56 AM NDT 23 October 2020 A trough of low pressure off Southwestern Greenland will remain
nearly stationary today and tonight. Meanwhile, a ridge of high
pressure will approach the marine district from the west. Strong to
gale force northwesterlies over the Labrador Sea will diminish
tonight as the ridge approaches.

On Saturday, a low pressure system will approach from the west.
Strong to gale force southeasterlies will develop on Saturday ahead
of the low.

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

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