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North Labrador Coast

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 10 December 2019

Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind east 15 to 20 knots backing to northeast 25 this evening then increasing to north 35 Wednesday morning. Wind backing to northwest 35 to 45 Wednesday afternoon.

Periods of snow. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning near noon Wednesday.

Temperatures minus 4 to zero falling to minus 10 to minus 5 Wednesday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 10 December 2019
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less near noon then building to 1 to 2 this evening. Seas building to 2 to 3 late overnight and to 4 to 6 Wednesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 10 December 2019
Thursday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Saturday Wind west 25 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 10 December 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday Bergy water except 8 tenths new ice along parts of the coast. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 10 December 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday

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 8 tenths new ice along parts of the coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 10 December 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 11 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 4:00 PM NST 10 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 4:00 PM NST 10 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 PM NST 10 December 2019 Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 p.m. NST today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over the East Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 p.m. NST tonight departing ridge located east of the East
Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 p.m. NST today deepening low 983 mb located over the Mid
Labrador Coast.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Wednesday low 965 mb located over the East
Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:50 PM NST 10 December 2019 A low pressure system over the Mid Labrador Coast will continue to
deepen as it moves to lie over the Labrador Sea this evening and then
slowly move eastward on Wednesday. Strong to gale force east to
southeasterlies ahead of the low will shift to gale to storm force
westerlies behind it.

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

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except South Labrador Sea - northern half,
Northwest Labrador Sea, and East Labrador Sea.

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