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Northwest Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NST 11 December 2019

Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots diminishing to northwest 25 to 35 Thursday morning.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray over western sections tonight and Thursday.

Temperatures minus 6 to zero.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 11 December 2019
Tonight and Thursday. Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 Thursday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 11 December 2019
Friday Wind northwest 40 to 50 knots diminishing to northwest 25 to 35 in the morning.
Saturday Wind west 25 knots.
Sunday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 11 December 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EST 11 December 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 6055N 6300W to 6140N 6050W to 6355N 5830W to
6525N 5745W then northward. Sea ice northwest of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 11 December 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 12 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

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 9:30 PM NST 11 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

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 9:30 PM NST 11 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 9:30 PM NST 11 December 2019 Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight quasi-stationary low 968 mb located over
the East Labrador Sea.

At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight trough from low located on a line
northeast-southwest over the South Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 a.m. NST Thursday departing trough located southeast of
Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:19 PM NST 11 December 2019 A low pressure system over the East Labrador Sea will remain nearly
stationary through the remainder of the forecast period.
An associated trough will move southward across the South Labrador
Sea tonight. Gale to storm force west to northwesterlies can be
expected over all waters with these features.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
South Labrador Coast, Mid Labrador Coast, South Labrador Sea -
southern half, and East Labrador Sea. Gale warnings are in effect for
all remaining waters.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except East Labrador Sea.

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