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Northwest Labrador Sea


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NST 13 November 2019

Tonight and Thursday.

Hurricane force wind warning in effect.

Wind northwest 45 to 55 knots increasing to northwest 55 to 65 late overnight except northwest 45 to 55 over western sections. Wind becoming northwest 45 to 55 Thursday morning then diminishing to west 35 to 45 Thursday evening.

Snow. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.


Issued 06:00 PM NST 13 November 2019

Northwest Labrador Sea - northern half

Tonight and Thursday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this evening and to 3 to 5 late overnight. Seas building to 5 to 7 near noon Thursday.

Northwest Labrador Sea - southern half

Tonight and Thursday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 this evening and to 7 to 9 late overnight. Seas subsiding to 5 to 7 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 13 November 2019
Friday Wind southwest 35 knots diminishing to southwest 20 in the morning.
Saturday Wind north 25 to 35 knots increasing to northwest 40 to 50.
Sunday Wind northwest 40 to 50 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 13 November 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EST 13 November 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 6200N 6410W to 6650N 6005W to 6830N 6525W to
7005N 6610W to 7125N 6515W to 7200N 6715W to 7230N 6420W then
northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 13 November 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 14 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5210N 5545W to 5100N 5200W to 5045N 4830W to 5145N 4715W to
5530N 5400W to 6100N 5900W to 6200N 5400W to 5800N 4800W then

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Hurricane force wind warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 9:30 PM 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM NST 13 November 2019 Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight deepening low 973 mb located over the
South Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 p.m. NST Thursday low 960 mb located north of the East
Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:26 PM NST 13 November 2019 A deepening low pressure system over the South Labrador Sea will
continue to intensify as it moves to lie over the East Labrador Sea
Thursday morning. 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 northward into Davis Strait.

Marine interests are advised that hurricane force wind warnings are
in effect for Mid Labrador Coast and the Labrador Sea. Storm warnings
are in effect for South Labrador Coast and North Labrador Coast.
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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