Northwest Labrador Sea - northwestern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 05 December 2016

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 15 knots becoming variable 10 to 15 this morning then increasing to north 25 this evening. Wind increasing to north 35 near noon Tuesday.

Flurries. Visibility as low as 1 mile in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning this evening.

Temperatures minus 8 to minus 3.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 04 December 2016
Tonight and Monday Seas 2 to 3 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 05 December 2016
Wednesday Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to northwest 25 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Friday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 4 December 2016 Today Tonight and Monday Bergy water except 4 tenths of new ice including 2 tenths of grey ice in the extreme northwestern section. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EST 4 December 2016 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 6035N 6235W to 6320N 5805W then
northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 4 tenths of new ice including 2 tenths of grey
ice in the extreme northwestern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 4 December 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 5 Dec estimated from Newfoundland near
5110N 5545W to 5145N 5200W to 5500N 5200W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N
5400W to 5700N 5000W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 5 Dec estimated from Quebec near
5120N 5815W to 5040N 5815W to Newfoundland near 5040N 5715W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea - northwestern half

Issued 04:00 AM NST 05 December 2016

'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 - northwestern half

Issued 04:00 AM NST 05 December 2016

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 5 December 2016 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. NST today low 966 mb located east of the Flemish Cap.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Tuesday low 966 mb located northeast of Belle
Isle Bank.

At 4:00 a.m. NST today dissipating low 990 mb located southeast
of the East Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 a.m. NST today quasi-stationary ridge located over Quebec.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:45 AM NST 5 December 2016 An intense low pressure system well northeast of the Flemish Cap will
continue its slow approach towards the district today. Gale force
northwesterlies will spread to most waters by tonight as the low
draws closer.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Lake Melville.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Lake Melville, all of the Labrador coast and the Northwest
Labrador Sea - northwestern half.

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