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South Labrador Coast


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 23 November 2020

Tonight and Tuesday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southwest 20 knots backing to southeast 25 near midnight then increasing to southeast 35 Tuesday morning. Wind increasing to north 55 Tuesday afternoon except southwest 35 over southern sections. Wind increasing to northwest 60 Tuesday evening.

Snow beginning near midnight becoming rain or snow and fog patches Tuesday morning then snow Tuesday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow and in fog patches.

Temperatures minus 5 rising to plus 3 Tuesday afternoon.


Issued 06:00 PM NST 23 November 2020
Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 late overnight and to 3 to 5 Tuesday morning. Seas building to 5 to 7 Tuesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 23 November 2020
Wednesday Wind northwest 60 knots diminishing to northwest 40 to 50 in the morning and to west 35 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind west 25 knots diminishing to west 15 to 20.
Friday Wind south 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 23 November 2020 Today Tonight and Tuesday 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 23 November 2020 Today Tonight and Tuesday

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

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 2 tenths new ice along parts of the northern


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EST 23 November 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5136N 5643W to 5200N 5329W to 5500N 5159W.

Iceberg Count

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

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

South Labrador Coast

Issued 4:00 PM NST 23 November 2020

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM NST 23 November 2020 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. NST today ridge located over Labrador.
By 9:30 p.m. NST tonight dissipating ridge located over Labrador.

At 4:00 p.m. NST today deepening low 1005 mb located over Maine.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Tuesday deepening low 974 mb located over
southeastern Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:50 PM NST 23 November 2020 A deepening low pressure system will approach the marine district
from the southwest on Tuesday and move to lie over the South Labrador
Sea by Tuesday evening. Winds generally increase to strong to gale
force southeasterly to northeasterly ahead of the low then back to
gale to storm force north to northwesterly as it passes.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Lake Melville, South Labrador Coast, Mid Labrador Coast and South
Labrador Sea. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except South Labrador Coast and East Labrador

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