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North Labrador Coast

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 25 November 2020

Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots backing to west 35 this evening then veering to northwest 25 to 35 late overnight. Wind diminishing to west 15 to 20 Thursday morning except west 25 to 35 over northern sections. Wind becoming southwest 15 to 20 Thursday evening.

Flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending Thursday evening.

Temperatures near minus 5.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 25 November 2020
Tonight and Thursday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 Thursday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 25 November 2020
Friday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots.
Saturday Wind west 20 knots.
Sunday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 25 November 2020 Today Tonight and Thursday 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 25 November 2020 Today Tonight and Thursday

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 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)

Gale warning in effect

North Labrador Coast

Issued 4:00 PM NST 25 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 4:00 PM NST 25 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 4:00 PM NST 25 November 2020 Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 p.m. NST today low 957 mb located off Greenland.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Thursday departing low 959 mb located east of
Greenland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:53 PM NST 25 November 2020 An intense low pressure system off Greenland will continue slowly
moving away from the marine district tonight and Thursday. Gale to
storm force northwesterlies will gradually diminish tonight and
Thursday as the low moves further away.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
the Northwest Labrador Sea and East Labrador Sea. Gale warnings are
in effect for the Labrador coast and the South Labrador Sea.

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

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