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East Labrador Sea

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 14 December 2019

Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots becoming northwest 25 this evening then diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 after midnight. Wind diminishing to variable 10 to 15 Sunday morning then increasing to southeast 25 Sunday afternoon. Wind increasing to southeast 35 Sunday evening.

Flurries changing to snow Sunday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Temperatures near minus 2.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 14 December 2019
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 after midnight and to 1 to 2 Sunday morning. Seas building to 2 to 3 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 14 December 2019
Monday Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots increasing to east 50 to 60 in the morning.
Tuesday Wind east 40 to 50 knots diminishing to east 35.
Wednesday Wind east 25 to 35 knots diminishing to variable 15.

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)

Gale warning in effect

East Labrador Sea

Issued 4:00 PM NST 14 December 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM NST 14 December 2019 Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 p.m. NST today departing low 979 mb located southeast
of Greenland.

At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight intensifying low 984 mb located over
southern Quebec.
By 9:30 p.m. NST Sunday low 965 mb located over western Labrador.

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

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:46 PM NST 14 December 2019 Strong to gale force northwesterlies over the East Labrador Sea will
diminish tonight as a ridge of high pressure approaches from the
west.

An intense low pressure system will approach Labrador from the
southwest on Sunday. Gale to storm force east to southeasterlies will
spread across most waters on Sunday ahead of this system.

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

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for North Labrador Coast, South Labrador Sea, and Northwest
Labrador Sea.

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