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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 08 December 2019

Today Tonight and Monday.

Wind northwest 15 knots backing to southwest 15 this afternoon then increasing to southwest 25 this evening. Wind diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 Monday afternoon.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning this evening and ending Monday afternoon.

Temperatures minus 10 to minus 4.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 08 December 2019
Tuesday Wind east 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind southwest 25 knots increasing to west 35 to 45.
Thursday Wind west 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 8 December 2019 Today Tonight and Monday 7 tenths new ice except 9 tenths new ice including 4 tenths grey ice in the southwestern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 8 December 2019 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4915N 5330W to 4945N 5405W
to 5010N 5520W to 5310N 5510W to 5505N 5710W to 5615N 6030W to 5750N
6125W to 6025N 6420W then northwestward. Sea ice southwest then west
of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

7 tenths new ice except 9 tenths new ice including 4 tenths grey ice
in the southwestern section.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Lake Melville

Issued 09:30 AM NST 08 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 9:30 AM NST 8 December 2019 Today Tonight and Monday At 9:30 a.m. NST today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over the South Labrador Coast.
By 4:00 p.m. NST today departing trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over Belle Isle Bank.

At 9:30 a.m. NST today deepening low located south of Greenland.
By 4:00 p.m. NST today quasi-stationary low 994 mb located over
the East Labrador Sea.

At 9:30 a.m. NST today ridge located from the Torngat Mountains
to New England.
By 9:30 a.m. NST Monday departing ridge located east of Labrador
Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:11 AM NST 8 December 2019 A trough of low pressure over the South Labrador Coast at forecast
time will slowly drift southeastwards today. Strong to gale force
north to northwesterlies can be expected over southern waters today
as the trough passes.

Meanwhile, a developing low pressure system south of Greenland will
move westward to lie over the East Labrador Sea by this afternoon.
Gale force northerlies to westerlies can be expected in the vicinity
of the low today.

Gale force westerlies will also develop over extreme northwestern
waters on Monday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Lake Melville and South Labrador Sea.

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

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