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Northwest Labrador Sea

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 30 November 2020

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 knots increasing to northwest 35 this morning then diminishing to northwest 25 near midnight. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 Tuesday morning and to light Tuesday afternoon. Wind becoming northeast 15 Tuesday evening.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray over northwestern sections today tonight and Tuesday morning.

Temperatures minus 5 to minus 1.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 30 November 2020
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 near noon then subsiding to 2 to 3 Tuesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 30 November 2020
Wednesday Wind northeast 15 knots diminishing to light in the morning.
Thursday Wind southeast 35 knots.
Friday Wind southwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 29 November 2020 Today Tonight and Monday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EST 29 November 2020 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from near 6200N 6415W to 6215N 6205W to 6525N
5745W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EST 29 November 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Nov estimated from Newfoundland near
5110N 5544W to 5115N 5315W to 5500N 5200W to 6100N 5900W to 6200N
5400W to 5800N 4800W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Nov estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5150N 5610W to Newfoundland near 5136N 5556W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 04:00 AM NST 30 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

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 04:00 AM NST 30 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 AM NST 30 November 2020 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. NST today intensifying low 982 mb located southeast
of the Marine District.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Tuesday low 970 mb located east of Greenland.

At 4:00 p.m. NST today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Labrador.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Tuesday ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 p.m. NST Tuesday approaching trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over central Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:57 AM NST 30 November 2020 An intensifying low pressure system southeast of the marine district
will slowly drift northeastward to lie well east of Greenland on
Tuesday. Strong to gale force northwesterlies in the wake of the low
will gradually diminish later today or tonight except over the East
Labrador Sea where they will persist into Tuesday.

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

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Labrador coast and Northwest Labrador Sea.

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