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North Labrador Coast

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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 11 December 2019

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind north 35 knots backing to northwest 35 to 45 this afternoon then diminishing to northwest 25 to 35 late overnight. Wind northwest 25 to 35 Thursday.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Moderate freezing spray except severe tonight.

Temperatures minus 4 to zero falling to minus 12 to minus 6 this evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 11 December 2019
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 4 to 6 this afternoon then subsiding to 3 to 4 late overnight. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 Thursday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 11 December 2019
Friday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Saturday Wind west 25 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15.
Sunday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to east 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 10 December 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday Bergy water except 8 tenths new ice along parts of the coast. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 10 December 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4915N 5330W to 4945N 5405W
to 5010N 5520W to 5310N 5510W to 5445N 5635W to 5605N 5950W to 6025N
6415W then northwestward. Sea ice southwest then west of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 8 tenths new ice along parts of the coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 10 December 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 11 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)

Gale warning in effect

North Labrador Coast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 11 December 2019

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. 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 11 December 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 11 December 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 a.m. NST today quasi-stationary low 970 mb located over
the East Labrador Sea.

At 9:30 a.m. NST today trough from low located on a line east-west
over central Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 a.m. NST Thursday departing trough located southeast of
Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:23 AM NST 11 December 2019 A low pressure system over the East Labrador Sea will remain nearly
stationary through the remainder of the forecast period.
An associated trough will move southward across the South Labrador
Sea today and tonight. Strong to gale force northeasterlies can be
expected to the north of the trough today, with gale to storm force
westerlies to its south. Winds will shift to gale to storm force
northwesterlies in the wake of the trough by this evening.

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

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except East Labrador Sea.

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