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Northwest Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NST 12 December 2019

Tonight and Friday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots except northwest 45 to 55 over southeastern sections overnight and Friday morning. Wind becoming west 25 to 35 near noon Friday.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray over western sections tonight. Freezing spray Friday.

Temperatures minus 7 to minus 1.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 12 December 2019
Tonight and Friday. Seas 3 to 5 metres except 7 to 9 over southeastern sections overnight and Friday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 12 December 2019
Saturday Wind west 25 to 35 knots becoming northwest 25 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to east 25 to 35.
Monday Wind east 40 to 50 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 12 December 2019 Today Tonight and Friday Bergy water except 4 tenths new ice in the extreme northwestern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EST 12 December 2019 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 6055N 6300W to 6140N 6050W to 6355N 5830W to
6525N 5745W then northward. Sea ice northwest of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 4 tenths new ice in the extreme northwestern
section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 12 December 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 13 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 9:30 PM NST 12 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

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 9:30 PM NST 12 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 PM NST 12 December 2019 Tonight and Friday At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight quasi-stationary low 971 mb located over
the East Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:21 PM NST 12 December 2019 An intense low pressure system will remain stationary over the East
Labrador Sea through the forecast period, causing gale to hurricane
force west to northwesterlies over most waters.

Marine interests are advised that a hurricane force wind warning is
in effect for East Labrador Sea. Storm warnings are in effect for
South Labrador Sea and Northwest Labrador Sea. Gale warnings are in
effect for the Labrador coast.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except East Labrador Sea.

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