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Northwest Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NST 15 December 2019

Tonight and Monday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind east 45 knots increasing to east 50 Monday morning.

Snow becoming rain or snow Monday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 15 December 2019
Tonight and Monday. Seas 3 to 4 metres building to 4 to 6 near midnight and to 6 to 8 Monday morning. Seas building to 8 to 11 Monday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 15 December 2019
Tuesday Wind east 40 to 50 knots diminishing to east 35 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind east 25 to 35 knots becoming east 25.
Thursday Wind northeast 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 15 December 2019 Today Tonight and Monday Bergy water except 8 tenths new ice in the extreme northwestern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EST 15 December 2019 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 6020N 6230W to 6130N 5935W to 6435N 5750W
then northward. Sea ice northwest of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 8 tenths new ice in the extreme northwestern
section.

 

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)

Storm warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 9:30 PM NST 15 December 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM NST 15 December 2019 Tonight and Monday At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight low 964 mb located over western Labrador.
By 9:30 p.m. NST Monday low 964 mb located near Lake Melville.

At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight dissipating ridge located east of the
Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:12 PM NST 15 December 2019 An intense low pressure system over Western Labrador 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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