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Northwest Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 07 December 2019

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Wind northwest 30 knots diminishing to variable 15 to 20 Sunday evening.

Flurries. Visibility as low as 1 mile in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray over northwestern sections today and Sunday.

Temperatures minus 5 to zero.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 07 December 2019
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 2 to 3 metres except 3 to 4 over eastern sections today.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 07 December 2019
Monday Wind southwest 25 knots increasing to west 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind west 25 to 35 knots becoming northeast 25.
Wednesday Wind north 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 6 December 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EST 6 December 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 6200N 6410W to 6200N 6005W to 6320N 5850W to
6500N 5745W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 6 December 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 7 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)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 09:30 AM NST 07 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 7 December 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 a.m. NST today intensifying trough located south of
Hopedale.
By 9:30 a.m. NST Sunday trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over the South Labrador Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:14 AM NST 7 December 2019 An intense trough of low pressure just south of Hopedale will slowly
drift southwards throughout the forecast period. Strong to gale force
north to northwesterlies will develop over southern waters tonight
and Sunday morning in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
South Labrador Coast and Mid Labrador Coast.

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

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