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South Labrador Sea - northwestern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 12 November 2019

Tonight and Wednesday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind west 25 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 this evening then increasing to northeast 25 Wednesday morning. Wind increasing to northeast 35 to 45 Wednesday afternoon and to northwest 45 to 55 Wednesday evening.

Snow overnight and Wednesday. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 12 November 2019
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 this evening and to 2 to 3 late overnight. Seas building to 3 to 5 Wednesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 12 November 2019
Thursday Wind northwest 55 to 65 knots diminishing to west 45 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots.
Saturday Wind southwest 35 to 45 knots increasing to northwest 50 to 60.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 12 November 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 12 November 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5330N 5950W to Labrador
near 5335N 6005W. Sea ice southwest of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5915N 6325W to 6020N
6415W to Labrador near 6025N 6425W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 12 November 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 13 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5210N 5545W to 5100N 5200W to 5100N 4830W to 5200N 4730W to
5530N 5400W to 6100N 5900W to 6200N 5400W to 5800N 4800W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

South Labrador Sea - northwestern half

Issued 4:00 PM NST 12 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM NST 12 November 2019 Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 p.m. NST today quasi-stationary trough located north of
the Marine District.

At 4:00 p.m. NST today low 1000 mb located over New Brunswick.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Wednesday deepening low 980 mb located over the
Mid Labrador Coast.

At 4:00 p.m. NST today ridge located over Labrador.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Wednesday ridge located on a line east-west over
northern Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:55 PM NST 12 November 2019 A trough of low pressure north of the marine district will continue
to weaken tonight. Strong to gale force westerlies south of the
trough will diminish by morning.

A low pressure system over the Maritimes will rapidly intensify as it
moves to lie over the Labrador Sea Wednesday night. Strong to gale
force northeasterlies will develop overnight tonight ahead of the low
before shifting to gale to storm force northwesterlies in its wake.

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

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

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