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South Labrador Coast

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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NST 24 November 2020

Tonight and Wednesday.

Hurricane force wind warning in effect.

Wind northwest 55 to 65 knots diminishing to northwest 45 to 55 late overnight and to west 35 to 45 Wednesday morning. Wind diminishing to west 25 to 35 Wednesday evening.

Snow changing to flurries Wednesday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning overnight.

Temperatures zero falling to minus 5 Wednesday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 24 November 2020
Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 5 to 7 metres building to 8 to 11 this evening then subsiding to 6 to 8 near noon Wednesday. Seas subsiding to 4 to 6 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 24 November 2020
Thursday Wind west 25 knots diminishing to west 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots backing to south 25.
Saturday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 24 November 2020 Today Tonight and Wednesday Bergy water except 2 tenths new ice along parts of the northern coast. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 24 November 2020 Today Tonight and Wednesday

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 northern
coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EST 24 November 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5136N 5643W to 5200N 5330W to 5500N 5200W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs north of the
iceberg limit.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Hurricane force wind warning in effect

South Labrador Coast

Issued 9:30 PM NST 24 November 2020

'Hurricane' force winds of 64 knots or above are 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

South Labrador Coast

Issued 9:30 PM NST 24 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 PM NST 24 November 2020 Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight intensifying low 970 mb located over the
South Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Wednesday low 955 mb located south of Greenland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:21 PM NST 24 November 2020 An intense low pressure system over the South Labrador Sea will move
to lie south of Greenland on Wednesday. Storm to hurricane force
northwesterlies will gradually diminish somewhat to gale to storm
force on Wednesday in the wake of the low.

Marine interests are advised that hurricane force wind warnings are
in effect for South Labrador Coast, Mid Labrador Coast, South
Labrador Sea, and East Labrador Sea. A storm warning is in effect for
the Northwest Labrador Sea. Gale warnings are in effect for Lake
Melville and North Labrador Coast.

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

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