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Mid Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 13 December 2019

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 45 knots diminishing to northwest 35 this morning then backing to west 25 to 35 this afternoon. Wind becoming west 25 near midnight then diminishing to west 15 to 20 Saturday morning. Wind diminishing to light Saturday evening.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Moderate at times severe freezing spray ending Saturday evening.

Temperatures near minus 12.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 12 December 2019

Mid Labrador Coast - Hopedale and south

Tonight and Friday. Seas 3 to 5 metres building to 5 to 7 late overnight.

Mid Labrador Coast - north of Hopedale

Tonight and Friday. Seas 3 to 5 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 13 December 2019
Sunday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to east 35 to 45 in the morning.
Monday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 12 December 2019 Today Tonight and Friday Bergy water except 4 tenths new ice in sheltered bays along parts of the coast. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 12 December 2019 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4915N 5330W to 4945N 5405W
to 5010N 5520W to 5310N 5510W to 5445N 5635W to 5605N 5950W to 6025N
6415W then northwestward. Sea ice southwest then west of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 4 tenths new ice in sheltered bays along parts of
the coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 12 December 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 13 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5145N 5622W to 5145N 5500W to 5230N 5400W to 5445N 5400W to
5800N 5700W to 5900N 5700W to 6000N 5300W to 5800N 4900W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Mid Labrador Coast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 13 December 2019

'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

Mid Labrador Coast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 13 December 2019

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 13 December 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. NST today low 971 mb located over the East Labrador
Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Saturday low 971 mb located southeast of Greenland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:52 AM NST 13 December 2019 An intense low pressure system over the East Labrador Sea will begin
to move southeastward today. Gale to hurricane force west to
northwesterlies over most waters behind the low will gradually
diminish through the forecast period.

Marine interests are advised that a hurricane force wind warning is
in effect for East Labrador Sea. Storm warnings are in effect for
South Labrador Sea and Northwest Labrador Sea. Gale warnings are in
effect for the 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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