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North Labrador Coast

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 12 December 2019

Today Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 25 to 35 knots veering to northwest 35 to 45 this evening then backing to west 25 to 35 Friday morning.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Moderate at times severe freezing spray.

Temperatures near minus 10.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 11 December 2019
Tonight and Thursday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 12 December 2019
Saturday Wind west 25 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 late in the day.
Sunday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to east 25 to 35.
Monday Wind northeast 35 to 45 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 11 December 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday Bergy water except 6 tenths new ice in sheltered bays along parts of the coast. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 11 December 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday

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 6 tenths new ice in sheltered bays along parts of
the coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 11 December 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 12 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

North Labrador Coast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 12 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

North Labrador Coast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 12 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 12 December 2019 Today Tonight and Friday At 4:00 a.m. NST today quasi-stationary low 968 mb located over
the East Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 a.m. NST today departing trough from low located east of
the South Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:39 AM NST 12 December 2019 An intense low pressure system will remain stationary over the East
Labrador Sea through the forecast period, causing gale to storm force
west to northwesterlies over all waters.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
South Labrador Sea - southern half, and East Labrador Sea.
Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters except Lake
Melville.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except East Labrador Sea.

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