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Mid Labrador Coast - north of Hopedale

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 15 December 2019

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to southeast 25 knots early this morning and to east 45 near noon. Wind backing to northeast 25 to 35 Monday morning then diminishing to variable 15 Monday afternoon.

Snow beginning this morning. Fog patches forming Monday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow and in fog patches.

Risk of freezing spray early this morning.

Temperatures minus 5 rising to zero this evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 15 December 2019
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this morning and to 4 to 6 this afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 15 December 2019
Tuesday Wind variable 15 knots.
Wednesday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots increasing to east 25.
Thursday Wind northeast 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 14 December 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday Bergy water except 4 tenths new ice along parts of the coast. 

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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

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

 

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

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Mid Labrador Coast - north of Hopedale

Issued 04:00 AM NST 15 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 9:30 AM NST 15 December 2019 Today Tonight and Monday At 9:30 a.m. NST today intensifying low 972 mb located west of
Anticosti Island.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Monday low 966 mb located over the Mid Labrador
Coast.

At 9:30 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over the East Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 p.m. NST tonight dissipating ridge located east of the
Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:15 AM NST 15 December 2019 An intense low pressure system currently lying west of Anticosti
Island will cross the Labrador Interior 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 storm warnings are 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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