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Mid Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 08 December 2019

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to west 20 this afternoon then backing to southwest 25 this evening. Wind veering to west 30 Monday morning.

Snow ending this afternoon. Visibility as low as 1 mile in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 8 to minus 4.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 07 December 2019
Tonight and Sunday. Seas 1 to 2 metres except 3 to 4 over northern sections. Seas building to 3 to 5 this evening then subsiding to 2 to 3 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 08 December 2019
Tuesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to east 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind northwest 45 to 55 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 7 December 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday Bergy water except 2 tenths new ice along parts of the coast. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 7 December 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4925N 5420W to 4945N 5430W
to 5010N 5520W to 5310N 5510W to 5505N 5710W to 5615N 6030W to 5750N
6125W to 6025N 6420W then northwestward. Sea ice west of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 2 tenths new ice along parts of the coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 7 December 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 8 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 08 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 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 4:00 AM NST 8 December 2019 Today Tonight and Monday At 4:00 a.m. NST today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over Cartwright.
By 4:00 p.m. NST today departing trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over Belle Isle Bank.

At 4:00 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 4:00 a.m. NST today ridge located over Quebec.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Monday ridge located over central Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:48 AM NST 8 December 2019 A trough of low pressure over Cartwright at forecast time will slowly
drift southwards 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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