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South Labrador Sea - northwestern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 13 November 2019

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Hurricane force wind warning in effect.

Wind northeast 25 knots increasing to northeast 35 to 45 this afternoon and to northwest 45 to 55 this evening. Wind increasing to northwest 55 to 65 late overnight then diminishing to west 45 to 55 Thursday morning. Wind diminishing to west 35 to 45 Thursday afternoon.

Snow changing to flurries Thursday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 13 November 2019
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 near noon and to 5 to 7 this evening. Seas building to 8 to 11 after midnight then subsiding to 5 to 7 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 13 November 2019
Friday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots.
Saturday Wind south 35 to 45 knots becoming northwest 40 to 50.
Sunday Wind northwest 50 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 12 November 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 12 November 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5330N 5950W to Labrador
near 5335N 6005W. Sea ice southwest of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5915N 6325W to 6020N
6415W to Labrador near 6025N 6425W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 12 November 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 13 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5210N 5545W to 5100N 5200W to 5100N 4830W to 5200N 4730W to
5530N 5400W to 6100N 5900W to 6200N 5400W to 5800N 4800W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Hurricane force wind warning in effect

South Labrador Sea - northwestern half

Issued 09:30 AM NST 13 November 2019

'Hurricane' force winds of 64 knots or above 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 AM NST 13 November 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 a.m. NST today deepening low 988 mb located south of
Lake Melville.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Thursday low 960 mb located over the eastern
Northwest Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:14 AM NST 13 November 2019 A low pressure system south of Lake Melville will rapidly intensify
as it moves to lie over the Northwest Labrador Sea by overnight
tonight. Strong to gale force northeasterlies ahead of the low will
shift to gale to hurricane force northwesterlies in its wake this
evening. Westerly winds will slowly diminish late on Thursday as the
low moves northwards into Davis Strait.

Marine interests are advised that hurricane force wind warnings are
in effect for South Labrador Sea - northwestern half, Northwest
Labrador Sea and East Labrador Sea. Storm warnings are in effect for
the Labrador coast and South Labrador Sea - southeastern half. A gale
warning is in effect for Lake Melville.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Lake Melville and the Labrador coast.

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