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Northwest Labrador Sea

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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 12 December 2019

Today Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots increasing to northwest 35 to 45 this evening then diminishing to northwest 25 to 35 near noon Friday.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray over western sections today and Friday.

Temperatures minus 7 to minus 1.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 12 December 2019

Northwest Labrador Sea - northwestern half

Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 3 to 5 metres.

Northwest Labrador Sea - southeastern half

Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 3 to 5 metres building to 5 to 7 late overnight then subsiding to 3 to 5 Friday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 12 December 2019
Saturday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots becoming northwest 25 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to east 25 to 35.
Monday Wind east 40 to 50 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 11 December 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

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

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 6055N 6300W to 6140N 6050W to 6355N 5830W to
6525N 5745W then northward. Sea ice northwest of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

 

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

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 09:30 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

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 09:30 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 9:30 AM NST 12 December 2019 Today Tonight and Friday At 9:30 a.m. NST today quasi-stationary low 973 mb located over
the East Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:24 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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