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North Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 12 November 2019

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 35 knots diminishing to light near midnight except west 25 over northern sections. Wind becoming northwest 15 to 20 Wednesday morning then increasing to northwest 25 Wednesday afternoon. Wind increasing to northwest 35 to 45 Wednesday evening.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Occasional freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 5 to minus 1.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 12 November 2019
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 3 to 4 metres except 2 to 3 over southern sections tonight. Seas becoming 1 to 2 late overnight except 3 to 5 over southern sections Wednesday late in the day.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 12 November 2019
Thursday Wind northwest 45 to 55 knots.
Friday Wind southwest 20 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 40 to 50 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 11 November 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday 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 11 November 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday

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 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 11 November 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 12 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5230N 5600W to 5100N 5200W to 5100N 4930W to 5200N 4730W to
5530N 5400W to 6100N 5859W to 6200N 5359W to 5800N 4759W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

North Labrador Coast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 12 November 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

North Labrador Coast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 12 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 9:30 AM NST 12 November 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 a.m. NST today quasi-stationary trough located north of
the Marine District.

At 4:00 p.m. NST today intensifying low 1001 mb located over
New Brunswick.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Wednesday deepening low 986 mb located over
southeastern Labrador.

At 9:30 a.m. NST today ridge located over Newfoundland.
By 9:30 a.m. NST Wednesday ridge located on a line east-west over
Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:20 AM NST 12 November 2019 A trough of low pressure north of the marine district will continue
to weaken today. Gale force westerlies south of the trough will
gradually diminish over the course of today.

A low pressure system will approach from the Maritimes today and
tonight and rapidly intensify as it moves over the Labrador Sea
Wednesday night. Strong to gale force northeasterlies will develop
overnight tonight ahead of the low before shifting to gale to storm
force northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Mid Labrador Coast and South Labrador Sea - northwestern half.
Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters.

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

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