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South Labrador Sea


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 24 September 2020

Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 45 knots diminishing to west 35 near midnight and to southwest 30 Friday morning. Wind increasing to west 35 Friday evening.



Issued 06:00 PM NDT 24 September 2020
Tonight and Friday. Seas 5 to 7 metres subsiding to 3 to 5 Friday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 24 September 2020
Saturday Wind west 35 to 45 knots veering to northwest 35 in the afternoon then diminishing to northwest 25 late in the day.
Sunday Wind variable 15 knots increasing to east 20.
Monday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 19 July 2020 Forecasts have ended for the season.

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EDT 24 September 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Sep estimated from Newfoundland near
5019N 5630W to 5045N 4830W to 5345N 4830W to 5530N 5200W to 5700N
5500W to 6200N 5600W to 5900N 5000W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Sep estimated from Newfoundland
near 5120N 5636W to the Labrador coast near 5133N 5648W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

South Labrador Sea

Issued 4:00 PM NDT 24 September 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM NDT 24 September 2020 Tonight and Friday At 4:00 p.m. NDT today intensifying low 968 mb located over central
Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT Friday low 964 mb located over the Northwest
Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:51 PM NDT 24 September 2020 An intensifying low pressure system over the Central Labrador Sea
will move to lie over the northern half of the East Labrador Sea
Friday morning. Gale to storm force southeasterlies ahead of the
system will shift to strong to gale force west to southwesterlies
this evening. Winds over northwestern waters will shift to gale to
storm force northwesterlies on Friday as the low begins to track

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Northwest Labrador Sea - southern half and East Labrador Sea.
Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters except Lake

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