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Mid Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 14 December 2019

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 25 knots diminishing to west 15 to 20 this morning and to light this evening. Wind increasing to southeast 25 Sunday morning and to southeast 35 near noon Sunday. Wind backing to east 45 Sunday afternoon.

Flurries ending this evening. Snow Sunday changing to rain or snow. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending this evening. Risk of freezing spray Sunday morning.

Temperatures minus 14 rising to plus 1 Sunday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 14 December 2019

Mid Labrador Coast - Hopedale and south

Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 near noon and to 1 to 2 near midnight. Seas building to 2 to 3 Sunday morning and to 4 to 6 Sunday afternoon.

Mid Labrador Coast - north of Hopedale

Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 near noon then building to 2 to 3 Sunday morning. Seas building to 3 to 4 Sunday afternoon and to 4 to 6 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 14 December 2019
Monday Wind east 35 to 45 knots diminishing to variable 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 13 December 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday Bergy water except 4 tenths new ice in sheltered bays along parts of the coast. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 13 December 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4915N 5330W to 4945N 5405W
to 5010N 5520W to 5310N 5510W to 5445N 5635W to 5605N 5950W to 6015N
6400W to 6045N 6245W then northeastward. Sea ice southwest then west
then northwest of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 4 tenths new ice in sheltered bays along parts of
the coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 13 December 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 14 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

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Mid Labrador Coast

Issued 04:00 AM 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Mid Labrador Coast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 14 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 4:00 AM NST 14 December 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. NST today low 968 mb located southeast of Greenland.
By 4:00 p.m. NST today departing low 979 mb located southeast
of Greenland.

By 4:00 a.m. NST Sunday approaching low 972 mb located over Quebec.

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

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:41 AM NST 14 December 2019 An intense low pressure system southeast of Greenland will continue
to move southeastward today. Strong to gale force west to
northwesterlies over most waters behind the low will gradually
diminish today as a ridge of high pressure approaches from the west.

Another intense low pressure system will approach Labrador on Sunday
from the southwest. 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 all waters except Lake Melville and East Labrador Sea.

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