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South Labrador Sea

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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 15 December 2019

Today Tonight and Monday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots backing to east 35 to 45 this afternoon then increasing to east 50 this evening. Wind diminishing to southeast 15 to 20 near noon Monday.

Snow beginning this afternoon becoming rain or snow near midnight and ending near noon Monday. Fog patches forming overnight and dissipating Monday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation and in fog patches.

Temperatures minus 3 rising to plus 3 Monday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 15 December 2019
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 2 metres building to 3 to 5 this afternoon and to 5 to 7 this evening. Seas building to 7 to 10 Monday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 15 December 2019
Tuesday Wind east 25 to 35 knots.
Wednesday Wind east 25 knots.
Thursday Wind northeast 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

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

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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.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 14 December 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 15 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

South Labrador Sea

Issued 09:30 AM 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 AM NST 15 December 2019 Today Tonight and Monday At 9:30 a.m. NST today intensifying low 972 mb located west of
Anticosti Island.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Monday low 966 mb located over the Mid Labrador
Coast.

At 9:30 a.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 9:15 AM NST 15 December 2019 An intense low pressure system currently lying west of Anticosti
Island will cross the Labrador Interior tonight to lie over the Mid
Labrador Coast by Monday morning. Gale to storm force east to
southeasterlies will spread across most waters ahead of this system.

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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