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Northwest Labrador Sea

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 16 December 2019

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind east 45 knots increasing to east 50 this morning then diminishing to east 45 late overnight. Wind diminishing to east 35 Tuesday afternoon.

Snow changing to rain near noon. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 16 December 2019
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 4 to 6 metres building to 6 to 8 this morning and to 8 to 11 near noon. Seas subsiding to 6 to 8 near noon Tuesday and to 4 to 6 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

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

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 15 December 2019 Today Tonight and Monday Bergy water except 8 tenths new ice in the extreme northwestern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EST 15 December 2019 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 6020N 6230W to 6130N 5935W to 6435N 5750W
then northward. Sea ice northwest of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 8 tenths new ice in the extreme northwestern
section.

 

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
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 04:00 AM NST 16 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.

Synopsis

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
Coast.
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
south.

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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