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South Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 01 December 2020

Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots backing to northeast 25 this evening except south 25 over southern sections tonight. Wind increasing to east 35 Wednesday evening.

Snow becoming rain or snow this evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 01 December 2020
Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 01 December 2020
Thursday Wind southeast 35 knots diminishing to south 20 late in the day.
Friday Wind southwest 25 knots.
Saturday Wind southwest 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 1 December 2020 Today Tonight and Wednesday Bergy water. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Banquereau - 44139 East Chedabucto Bay - 44488 West Chedabucto Bay - 44489 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport Miscou Island Eskasoni (First Nations) Grand Étang Ingonish Beach North Mountain St.Paul Island J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Argentia Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Rocky Harbour Sagona Island St. Anthony Airport St. John's Int'l Airport St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Twillingate Winterland Branch Hill Wreckhouse Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 1 December 2020 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5210N 5535W to 5335N 5430W to
5545N 5920W to 6045N 6245W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EST 1 December 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 2 Dec estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5551W to 5045N 5315W to 5500N 5200W to 5900N 5700W to 6000N
5300W to 5800N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 2 Dec 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

South Labrador Sea

Issued 4:00 PM NST 01 December 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM NST 1 December 2020 Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 p.m. NST today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over central Labrador.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Wednesday trough located on a line east-west over
the South Labrador Coast.

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

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:55 PM NST 1 December 2020 A trough of low pressure approaching from the west will slowly move
to lie over the South Labrador Coast by Wednesday afternoon. Strong
to gale force east to northeasterlies will develop late in the day on
Wednesday to the north of this feature.

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

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