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Mid Labrador Coast - Hopedale and south

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 15 December 2019

Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 45 knots backing to east 25 to 35 near midnight then diminishing to variable 15 early Monday morning. Wind increasing to southwest 25 late Monday morning then diminishing to southeast 15 Monday afternoon.

Snow changing to rain and fog patches near midnight and ending Monday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow and in fog patches.

Temperatures near plus 1.

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 PM 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 15 December 2019 Today Tonight and Monday Bergy water except 5 tenths new ice along parts of the coast. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 15 December 2019 Today Tonight and Monday

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 6010N 6250W to 6020N 6230W then northeastward. Sea ice
southwest then west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 5 tenths new ice along parts of the coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 15 December 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 16 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 - Hopedale and south

Issued 4:00 PM 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 4:00 PM NST 15 December 2019 Tonight and Monday At 4:00 p.m. NST today intensifying low 968 mb located over
eastern Quebec.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Monday low 962 mb located near Hopedale.

At 4:00 p.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 3:54 PM NST 15 December 2019 An intense low pressure system currently lying south of Labrador City
will cross the Labrador Interior tonight and then become slow-moving
over the Mid Labrador Coast Monday morning. Gale to storm force east
to southeasterlies will become strong southwesterly to its south on
Monday.

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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