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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 14 November 2019

Today Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 25 to 35 knots becoming southwest 25 this afternoon then diminishing to south 15 Friday morning. Wind diminishing to light Friday afternoon then increasing to south 20 Friday evening.

Snow Friday late in the day. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending this evening.

Temperatures minus 5 rising to zero Friday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 14 November 2019
Saturday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 20.
Monday Wind west 15 to 20 knots diminishing to light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 13 November 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday Ice free except 2 tenths new ice near Goose Bay. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 13 November 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5330N 5950W to Labrador
near 5335N 6005W. Sea ice southwest of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5615N 6120W to 5640N
6045W to Labrador near 5700N 6120W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5915N 6325W to 6020N
6415W to Labrador near 6025N 6425W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free except 2 tenths new ice near Goose Bay.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Lake Melville

Issued 04:00 AM NST 14 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Lake Melville

Issued 04:00 AM NST 14 November 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 14 November 2019 Today Tonight and Friday At 4:00 a.m. NST today deepening low 962 mb located over central
Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Friday departing low 960 mb located over Davis
Strait.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:55 AM NST 14 November 2019 An intense low pressure system over the Central Labrador Sea will
continue to intensify as it moves to lie over the East Labrador Sea
later this morning. The low is expected to move northward into Davis
Strait tonight. Strong to gale force easterlies ahead of the low will
shift to gale to hurricane force northwesterlies in its wake.
Westerly winds will slowly diminish tonight as the low moves
northward into Davis Strait.

A trough will approach from the west on Friday. Strong to gale force
southerlies are expected to develop over southern waters ahead of the
trough late on Friday.

Marine interests are advised that hurricane force wind warnings are
in effect for the Labrador Sea. Storm warnings are in effect for the
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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