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South Labrador Sea

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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 26 November 2020

Today Tonight and Friday.

Wind west 25 knots diminishing to west 15 to 20 this evening then increasing to southwest 30 late overnight. Wind southwest 30 Friday.

Flurries ending this evening. Flurries Friday morning and afternoon changing to showers. Visibility as low as 1 mile in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray over western sections today and early this evening.

Temperatures minus 5 to minus 1 rising to plus 2 Friday afternoon.

Waves

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

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 26 November 2020
Saturday Wind west 25 knots diminishing to light late in the day.
Sunday Wind light increasing to northwest 20 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

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

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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

Bergy water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EST 25 November 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5148N 5614W to 5115N 5330W to 5500N 5200W to 6100N 5900W to
6200N 5400W to 5800N 4800W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

South Labrador Sea

Issued 09:30 AM NST 26 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 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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