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North Labrador Coast

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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 14 November 2019

Today Tonight and Friday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind northwest 45 to 55 knots diminishing to northwest 35 to 45 this afternoon then backing to west 25 to 35 this evening. Wind diminishing to southwest 20 late overnight and to variable 10 to 15 Friday morning.

Flurries ending after midnight. Flurries Friday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Occasional freezing spray ending after midnight.

Temperatures minus 5 to minus 1.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 14 November 2019
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 this evening and to 2 to 3 late overnight. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 Friday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 14 November 2019
Saturday Wind variable 15 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 35 in the morning and to northwest 40 to 50 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots diminishing to northwest 25.
Monday Wind west 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 14 November 2019 Today Tonight and Friday Bergy water except 2 tenths new ice along parts of the coast. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 14 November 2019 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5330N 5950W to Labrador
near 5335N 6010W. Sea ice southwest of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5615N 6120W to 5635N
6045W to 5755N 6130W to 6025N 6405W to Labrador near 6020N 6425W.
Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 2 tenths new ice along parts of the coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 14 November 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 15 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5210N 5545W to 5100N 5200W to 5045N 4800W to 5200N 4645W 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

North Labrador Coast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 14 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

North Labrador Coast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 14 November 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 AM NST 14 November 2019 Today Tonight and Friday At 9:30 a.m. NST today low 960 mb located over the East Labrador
Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Friday departing low 960 mb located over Davis
Strait.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:23 AM NST 14 November 2019 An intense low pressure system over the East Labrador Sea will move
northward into the Davis Strait tonight. Strong to gale force
easterlies ahead of the low will shift to gale to hurricane force
northwesterlies in its wake. Westerly winds will slowly diminish
tonight as the low moves northward.

A trough of low pressure will approach from the west on Friday.
Strong to gale force southerlies are expected to develop over
southern waters ahead of this feature late on Friday.

Marine interests are advised that hurricane force wind warnings are
in effect for Northwest Labrador Sea and East Labrador Sea.
Storm warnings are in effect all remaining waters except Lake
Melville where a gale warning is in effect.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Lake Melville and the Labrador coast.

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