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South Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NST 16 November 2019

Tonight and Sunday.

Hurricane force wind warning in effect.

Wind northwest 45 to 55 knots increasing to northwest 55 to 65 near midnight with gusts to 75 along the coast overnight. Wind becoming northwest 45 to 55 Sunday morning then diminishing to west 35 Sunday afternoon.

Snow ending Sunday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures near zero.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 16 November 2019
Tonight and Sunday. Seas 3 metres building to 5 to 7 near midnight and to 8 to 11 late overnight. Seas subsiding to 6 to 8 Sunday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

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

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 November 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday Bergy water except 1 tenth new ice along parts of the coast. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 November 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5410N 5740W to Labrador
near 5420N 5740W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5455N 5805W to 5615N
6035W to 5750N 6125W to 6020N 6415W to Labrador near 6025N 6425W.
Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 1 tenth new ice along parts of the coast.

 

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
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Less than 10 icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Hurricane force wind warning in effect

South Labrador Coast

Issued 9:30 PM NST 16 November 2019

'Hurricane' force winds of 64 knots or above 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.

Synopsis

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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