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Northwest Labrador Sea


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 15 November 2019

Tonight and Saturday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind south 15 knots backing to southeast 15 to 20 late overnight then increasing to northeast 35 Saturday morning except variable 15 to 20 over northern sections. Wind increasing to north 45 to 55 Saturday afternoon except north 25 to 35 over northern sections.

Flurries changing to rain or snow Saturday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Temperatures near zero.


Issued 06:00 PM NST 15 November 2019
Tonight and Saturday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 Saturday morning except 5 to 7 over southern sections Saturday afternoon and evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 15 November 2019
Sunday Wind northwest 40 to 50 knots diminishing to northwest 25 to 35 late in the day.
Monday Wind west 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind variable 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 15 November 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EST 15 November 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 6200N 6410W to 6650N 6005W to 6830N 6520W to
7000N 6600W to 7230N 6425W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the
ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 15 November 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 16 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5210N 5545W to 5100N 5200W to 5045N 4730W 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)

Storm warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 4:00 PM NST 15 November 2019

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM NST 15 November 2019 Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. NST today intensifying trough located west of Labrador.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Saturday deepening low 978 mb located over the
South Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:44 PM NST 15 November 2019 A trough of low pressure will develop into a low pressure system as
it crosses Labrador this evening, then rapidly intensify off the
Labrador coast tonight. Strong to gale force southeasterlies are
expected to develop ahead of this feature tonight. Winds will
strengthen on Saturday, with gale to storm force east to
northeasterlies ahead of the low, and gale to storm force
northwesterlies behind it.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
all waters.

Marine interests are also advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for Lake Melville.

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