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North Labrador Coast


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 16 December 2019

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind east 35 to 45 knots diminishing to east 25 to 35 this morning. Wind east 25 to 35 tonight and Tuesday.

Snow becoming rain or snow overnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Temperatures near zero.


Issued 06:00 PM NST 15 December 2019
Tonight and Monday. Seas 3 to 4 metres building to 4 to 6 this evening and to 6 to 8 Monday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 16 December 2019
Wednesday Wind east 25 knots diminishing to east 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 20.
Friday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 15 December 2019 Today Tonight and Monday Bergy water except 5 tenths new ice along parts of the coast. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 15 December 2019 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4840N 5305W to 4940N 5325W
to 5005N 5510W to 5310N 5510W to 5445N 5635W to 5605N 5950W to 5935N
6250W to 6010N 6250W to 6020N 6230W then northeastward. Sea ice
southwest then west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 5 tenths new ice along parts of the coast.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 15 December 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 16 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

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

North Labrador Coast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 16 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM NST 16 December 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. NST today low 962 mb located over the Mid Labrador
By 4:00 a.m. NST Tuesday low 972 mb located over the South
Labrador Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 12:35 AM NST 16 December 2019 An intense low pressure system will meander over the Mid Labrador
Coast today then slowly drift over the South Labrador Coast overnight
tonight. Gale to storm force east to southeasterlies will persist
north of this system and strong southwesterlies are expected to its

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
the Labrador Sea. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining
waters except Lake Melville and the South Labrador Coast.

Marine interests are also advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for Lake Melville.

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