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Mid Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 13 November 2019

Tonight and Thursday.

Hurricane force wind warning in effect.

Wind north 35 to 45 knots increasing to northwest 55 to 65 this evening then diminishing to northwest 45 to 55 late overnight. Wind diminishing to west 35 to 45 Thursday morning and to west 25 to 35 Thursday afternoon.

Snow ending near noon Thursday. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning Thursday morning.

Temperatures zero falling to minus 5 Thursday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 13 November 2019
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 3 to 5 near noon and to 5 to 7 this evening. Seas building to 7 to 9 near midnight then subsiding to 5 to 7 near noon Thursday and to 3 to 5 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 13 November 2019
Friday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots becoming southwest 25 in the morning.
Saturday Wind northwest 40 to 50 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 40 to 50 knots diminishing to west 25 to 35.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 13 November 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday Bergy water except 2 tenths new ice along parts of the coast. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 13 November 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5330N 5950W to Labrador
near 5335N 6005W. Sea ice southwest of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5615N 6120W to 5640N
6045W to Labrador near 5700N 6120W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5915N 6325W to 6020N
6415W to Labrador near 6025N 6425W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 2 tenths new ice along parts of the coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 13 November 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 14 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5210N 5545W to 5100N 5200W to 5045N 4830W to 5145N 4715W to
5530N 5400W to 6100N 5900W to 6200N 5400W to 5800N 4800W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Hurricane force wind warning in effect

Mid Labrador Coast

Issued 4:00 PM NST 13 November 2019

'Hurricane' force winds of 64 knots or above 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Mid Labrador Coast

Issued 4:00 PM NST 13 November 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 PM NST 13 November 2019 Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 p.m. NST today deepening low 982 mb located near Lake
Melville.
By 9:30 a.m. NST Thursday departing low 955 mb located over the
East Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:41 PM NST 13 November 2019 A deepening low pressure system near Lake Melville will continue to
intensify as it moves to lie over the East Labrador Sea Thursday
morning. Strong to gale force northeasterlies ahead of the low will
shift to gale to hurricane force northwesterlies in its wake this
evening. Westerly winds will slowly diminish late on Thursday as the
low moves northwards into Davis Strait.

Marine interests are advised that hurricane force wind warnings are
in effect for Mid Labrador Coast and the Labrador Sea. Storm warnings
are in effect for South Labrador Coast and North Labrador Coast.
A gale warning is in effect for Lake Melville.

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

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