South Labrador Sea: Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM NST 20 November 2014 Tonight and Friday At 4:00 p.m. NST today low 966 mb located northeast of the East
Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Friday departing low 982 mb located north of the
East Labrador Sea.

At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight intensifying low 1000 mb located northwest
of the Maritimes.
By 9:30 p.m. NST Friday low 978 mb located over the southwestern
South Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:44 PM NST 20 November 2014 An intense low pressure system northeast of the Labrador Sea will
begin to weaken overnight tonight as it continues to track northward.
Gale force west to northwesterlies, behind this system, will slowly
diminish as the low moves away overnight tonight.

A second low pressure system will approach the Gulf of St. Lawrence
this evening, then deepen as it tracks northeastwards to reach the
South Labrador Coast by Friday afternoon. Gale force southeasterlies
will develop over southern waters ahead of this system while gale to
storm force northerlies can be expected in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
the Mid Labrador Coast and the South Labrador Sea. Gale warnings are
in effect elsewhere, except for Lake Melville.

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