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Northwest Labrador Sea


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NST 16 November 2019

Tonight and Sunday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind north 45 to 55 knots except north 25 to 35 over northern sections. Wind becoming northwest 35 to 45 Sunday morning then diminishing to northwest 25 to 35 Sunday evening.

Rain or snow changing to flurries overnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Temperatures near zero.


Issued 06:00 PM NST 16 November 2019

Northwest Labrador Sea - northern half

Tonight and Sunday. Seas 3 to 5 metres.

Northwest Labrador Sea - southern half

Tonight and Sunday. Seas 3 to 5 metres building to 5 to 7 this evening and to 7 to 9 Sunday morning. Seas subsiding to 5 to 7 Sunday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 16 November 2019
Monday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to west 15 to 20 in the morning.
Tuesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Wednesday Wind northeast 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 16 November 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EST 16 November 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 6200N 6410W to 6650N 6005W to 6840N 6445W to
7230N 6430W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 16 November 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5210N 5545W to 5100N 5200W to 5045N 4730W to 5200N 4630W to
5530N 5400W to 6100N 5900W to 6200N 5400W to 5800N 4800W then

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 9:30 PM NST 16 November 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM NST 16 November 2019 Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight deepening low 977 mb located over the
South Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Sunday low 964 mb located south of Greenland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:22 PM NST 16 November 2019 A low pressure system over the South Labrador Sea will continue to
intensify as it gradually moves to lie south of Greenland by Sunday
afternoon. Gale force northeasterlies ahead of the low will shift to
storm to hurricane force northwesterlies in its wake tonight.
Winds will begin to diminish on Sunday as the low moves eastward.

Marine interests are advised that hurricane force wind warnings are
in effect for South Labrador Coast and Mid Labrador Coast - Hopedale
and south. Storm warnings are in effect for all remaining waters.

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