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Northwest Labrador Sea


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 11 November 2019

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 25 knots except west 15 over southern sections today and early this evening. Wind increasing to west 35 late overnight. Wind west 35 Tuesday.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.


Issued 06:00 AM NST 11 November 2019
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres except 3 to 4 over eastern sections today. Seas building to 3 to 4 Tuesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 11 November 2019
Wednesday Wind west 20 knots increasing to northeast 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind northwest 50 to 60 knots.
Friday Wind southwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 11 November 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EST 11 November 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Meta Incognita Peninsula near 6215N
6555W to 6215N 6405W to 6650N 6005W to 6805N 6405W to Cumberland
Peninsula near 6800N 6450W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 6915N 6640W to
7125N 6515W to 7205N 6745W to 7245N 6450W then northeastward. Sea
ice northwest of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 11 November 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 12 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5230N 5600W to 5100N 5200W to 5100N 4930W to 5200N 4730W to
5530N 5400W to 6100N 5859W to 6200N 5359W to 5800N 4759W then

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 09:30 AM NST 11 November 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 9:30 AM NST 11 November 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 a.m. NST today quasi-stationary low 983 mb located over
Davis Strait.

At 9:30 a.m. NST today low 999 mb located near Groswater Bay.
By 9:30 a.m. NST Tuesday low 987 mb located southeast of Greenland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:22 AM NST 11 November 2019 A low pressure system north of the Labrador Sea remain nearly
stationary today. Strong to gale force westerlies over northern
waters will diminish tonight as the low weakens.

Another low approaching from Southeastern Labrador will intensify as
it crosses the South Labrador Sea today. Strong to gale force
southwesterlies over southern waters ahead of this low will increase
to gale to storm force northwesterlies across most waters tonight in
its wake.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
South Labrador Sea. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining
waters except 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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