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East Labrador Sea

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 15 December 2019

Today Tonight and Monday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 this morning then increasing to southeast 25 this afternoon. Wind increasing to southeast 25 to 35 this evening then backing to east 45 late overnight. Wind increasing to east 60 Monday morning.

Snow becoming rain or snow Monday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Temperatures minus 2 rising to plus 4 Monday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 15 December 2019
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this morning then building to 2 to 3 this evening. Seas building to 4 to 6 late overnight and to 6 to 8 Monday morning and to 8 to 11 near noon Monday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 15 December 2019
Tuesday Wind east 40 to 50 knots diminishing to east 35 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind east 25 to 35 knots diminishing to variable 15 to 20.
Thursday Wind variable 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 14 December 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 14 December 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4840N 5305W to 4940N 5325W
to 5005N 5510W to 5310N 5510W to 5445N 5635W to 5605N 5950W to 5935N
6250W to 6045N 6245W then northeastward. Sea ice southwest then west
of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 14 December 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 15 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

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

East Labrador Sea

Issued 04:00 AM NST 15 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM NST 15 December 2019 Today Tonight and Monday At 4:00 a.m. NST today intensifying low 975 mb located over
southern Quebec.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Monday low 966 mb located over the Mid Labrador
Coast.

At 4:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 p.m. NST today departing ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over the East Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:42 AM NST 15 December 2019 An intense low pressure system currently over Southern Quebec will
cross Labrador tonight to lie over the Mid Labrador Coast by Monday
morning. Gale to storm force east to southeasterlies will spread
across most waters ahead of this system.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
the Labrador Sea. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining
waters except Lake Melville.

Marine interests are also advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for Lake Melville.

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