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South Labrador Sea - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 10 December 2019

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to southeast 35 knots near noon then diminishing to southwest 30 early this evening. Wind increasing to southwest 35 to 45 Wednesday morning and to west 45 to 55 Wednesday afternoon.

Snow changing to rain this afternoon and ending this evening. Flurries Wednesday. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning Wednesday morning.

Temperatures minus 6 rising to plus 2 overnight then falling to minus 5 Wednesday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 10 December 2019
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 this afternoon and to 4 to 6 near noon Wednesday. Seas building to 6 to 8 Wednesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 10 December 2019
Thursday Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots.
Friday Wind west 35 to 45 knots.
Saturday Wind west 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

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

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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.

 

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)

Storm warning in effect

South Labrador Sea - southern half

Issued 09:30 AM NST 10 December 2019

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

South Labrador Sea - southern half

Issued 09:30 AM 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 9:30 AM NST 10 December 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 p.m. NST tonight departing ridge located east of the East
Labrador Sea.

At 9:30 a.m. NST today trough located over southeastern Labrador.
By 9:30 a.m. NST Wednesday deepening low 971 mb located over the
East Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:18 AM NST 10 December 2019 A trough of low pressure over Southeastern Labrador will move
northward today and develop into a low over the Labrador coast this
afternoon. The low will continue to deepen as it moves to lie over
the Labrador Sea this evening then slowly moves eastward on
Wednesday. Strong to gale force east to southeasterlies will develop
ahead of the low and shift to gale to storm force westerly 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, East Labrador Sea.

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