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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 13 November 2019

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 30 knots diminishing to north 20 near noon then increasing to northwest 35 this evening. Wind backing to west 25 to 35 late overnight then becoming southwest 25 Thursday evening.

Snow ending overnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning Thursday morning and ending Thursday evening.

Temperatures minus 5 rising to zero this afternoon then falling to minus 5 Thursday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 13 November 2019
Friday Wind southwest 25 knots diminishing to southwest 15 in the morning.
Saturday Wind variable 15 knots increasing to northwest 25.
Sunday Wind northwest 25 knots.

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 09:30 AM NST 13 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 09:30 AM NST 13 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 9:30 AM NST 13 November 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 a.m. NST today deepening low 988 mb located south of
Lake Melville.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Thursday low 960 mb located over the eastern
Northwest Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:14 AM NST 13 November 2019 A low pressure system south of Lake Melville will rapidly intensify
as it moves to lie over the Northwest Labrador Sea by overnight
tonight. 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 northwards into Davis Strait.

Marine interests are advised that hurricane force wind warnings are
in effect for South Labrador Sea - northwestern half, Northwest
Labrador Sea and East Labrador Sea. Storm warnings are in effect for
the Labrador coast and South Labrador Sea - southeastern half. 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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