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Northwest Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 11 December 2019

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind east 25 knots increasing to northeast 25 to 35 this morning then backing to north 35 this afternoon. Wind backing to northwest 35 to 45 this evening except northwest 45 to 55 over southern sections tonight. Wind becoming northwest 25 to 35 Thursday morning.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray over western sections tonight and Thursday.

Temperatures plus 1 falling to minus 6 to zero this evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 11 December 2019
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 this morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 11 December 2019
Friday Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots diminishing to northwest 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind west 25 knots.
Sunday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 10 December 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EST 10 December 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 6125N 6330W to 6210N 6050W to 6355N 5830W to
6525N 5745W then northward. Sea ice northwest of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 10 December 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 11 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 11 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 04:00 AM NST 11 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 4:00 AM NST 11 December 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 a.m. NST today deepening low 976 mb located over the South
Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 a.m. NST today quasi-stationary low 970 mb located over
the East Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:47 AM NST 11 December 2019 A low pressure system over the South Labrador Sea will move eastward
to lie over the East Labrador Sea later this morning where it will
remain nearly stationary through the remainder of the forecast.
Strong to gale force easterlies north of the low and strong to gale
force southwesterlies south of the low will shift to gale to storm
force west to northwesterlies in its wake by this evening.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
South Labrador Coast, Mid Labrador Coast, South Labrador Sea,
Northwest Labrador Sea and East Labrador Sea - southern half.
Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters.

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

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