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North Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 13 November 2019

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind light except west 25 knots over northern sections. Wind becoming northwest 15 to 20 this morning then increasing to north 35 to 45 this afternoon. Wind increasing to northwest 45 to 55 this evening then diminishing to northwest 35 to 45 Thursday morning. Wind backing to west 25 to 35 Thursday afternoon.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Occasional freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 5 to minus 1.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 13 November 2019
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 1 to 2 metres except 4 to 6 over southern sections this evening. Seas building to 4 to 6 after midnight then subsiding to 3 to 4 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 13 November 2019
Friday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southwest 20 in the morning and to variable 15 late in the day.
Saturday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots increasing to northwest 40 to 50.
Sunday Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots diminishing to northwest 25 to 35.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 12 November 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday 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 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 except 2 tenths new ice along parts of the coast.

 

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

North Labrador Coast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 13 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 04:00 AM NST 13 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 4:00 AM NST 13 November 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 a.m. NST today deepening low 994 mb located northeast of
Anticosti Island.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Thursday low 960 mb located over the eastern
Northwest Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 a.m. NST today ridge located over Labrador Coast.
By 9:30 a.m. NST today dissipating ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over the East Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:44 AM NST 13 November 2019 A low pressure system north of Anticosti Island will rapidly
intensify as it moves to lie over the Northwest Labrador Sea by
overnight tonight. Strong to gale force northeasterlies ahead of the
low will shift to gale to hurricane force northwesterlies in its
wake. Westerly winds will slowly diminish late on Thursday as the low
moves northwards into Davis Strait.

Marine interests are advised that hurricane force wind warnings are
in effect for the South Labrador Sea - northwestern half, Northwest
Labrador Sea and East Labrador Sea. Storm warnings are in effect for
the Labrador coast and South Labrador Sea - southeastern half. A gale
warning is in effect for Lake Melville.

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

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