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North Labrador Coast


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 15 November 2019

Tonight and Saturday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southwest 15 knots diminishing to light early this evening then increasing to north 15 to 20 late overnight except north 35 to 45 over southern sections. Wind becoming northwest 35 to 45 near noon Saturday except northwest 45 to 55 over southern sections.

Snow beginning overnight changing to flurries Saturday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Temperatures minus 5 rising to zero Saturday morning.


Issued 06:00 AM NST 15 November 2019
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this morning then building to 3 to 5 Saturday morning. Seas building to 5 to 7 Saturday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 15 November 2019
Sunday Wind northwest 40 to 50 knots diminishing to northwest 25 to 35 in the morning and to west 15 to 20 late in the day.
Monday Wind west 15 to 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 15 November 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday 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 15 November 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5410N 5740W to Labrador
near 5420N 5740W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5455N 5805W to 5615N
6035W to 5750N 6125W 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 15 November 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 16 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5210N 5545W to 5100N 5200W to 5045N 4730W to 5200N 4645W to
5530N 5400W to 6100N 5900W to 6200N 5400W to 5800N 4800W then

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

North Labrador Coast

Issued 4:00 PM NST 15 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM NST 15 November 2019 Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. NST today intensifying trough located west of Labrador.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Saturday deepening low 978 mb located over the
South Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:44 PM NST 15 November 2019 A trough of low pressure will develop into a low pressure system as
it crosses Labrador this evening, then rapidly intensify off the
Labrador coast tonight. Strong to gale force southeasterlies are
expected to develop ahead of this feature tonight. Winds will
strengthen on Saturday, with gale to storm force east to
northeasterlies ahead of the low, and gale to storm force
northwesterlies behind it.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
all waters.

Marine interests are also advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for Lake Melville.

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