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Northwest Labrador Sea


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NST 14 November 2019

Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 35 to 45 knots diminishing to west 25 to 35 late overnight then becoming southwest 25 Friday morning. Wind diminishing to south 15 Friday afternoon.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Temperatures near minus 1.


Issued 06:00 PM NST 14 November 2019
Tonight and Friday. Seas 5 to 7 metres subsiding to 3 to 5 late overnight and to 2 to 3 Friday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 14 November 2019
Saturday Wind southeast 20 knots increasing to northeast 25 to 35 in the morning and to northwest 40 to 50 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind northwest 40 to 50 knots diminishing to northwest 35.
Monday Wind northwest 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 14 November 2019 Today Tonight and Friday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EST 14 November 2019 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 6200N 6410W to 6650N 6005W to 6830N 6525W to
7005N 6610W to 7125N 6515W to 7200N 6715W to 7230N 6420W then
northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 14 November 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 15 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5210N 5545W to 5100N 5200W to 5045N 4800W to 5200N 4645W to
5530N 5400W to 6100N 5900W to 6200N 5400W to 5800N 4800W then

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 9:30 PM NST 14 November 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM NST 14 November 2019 Tonight and Friday At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight low 959 mb located north of the Marine
By 9:30 a.m. NST Friday departing low 964 mb located over northern
Davis Strait.

At 9:30 a.m. NST Friday intensifying trough located on a line
north-south over Quebec.
By 9:30 p.m. NST Friday deepening low 999 mb located southwest of
Lake Melville.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:20 PM NST 14 November 2019 An intense low pressure system north of the marine district will
continue to move northward into the Davis Strait tonight. Gale force
westerlies in its wake will slowly diminish tonight as the low moves

A trough of low pressure will intensify into a low pressure system as
it approaches from the west on Friday. Strong to gale force
southerlies are expected to develop over southern waters ahead of
this feature late on Friday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect all

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Lake Melville, Mid Labrador Coast, and North Labrador

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