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Northwest Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 08 December 2019

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 30 knots diminishing to variable 15 to 20 this evening then increasing to southwest 25 late overnight. Wind veering to west 25 near noon Monday except west 35 over northern sections.

Flurries. Visibility as low as 1 mile in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray over western sections today and Monday.

Temperatures minus 6 to zero.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 08 December 2019
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 Monday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 08 December 2019
Tuesday Wind west 25 to 35 knots becoming northeast 25 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind north 35 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 7 December 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EST 7 December 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 6145N 6345W to 6230N 6000W to 6610N 5740W
then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 7 December 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 8 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

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 09:30 AM NST 08 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

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 09:30 AM NST 08 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 8 December 2019 Today Tonight and Monday At 9:30 a.m. NST today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over the South Labrador Coast.
By 4:00 p.m. NST today departing trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over Belle Isle Bank.

At 9:30 a.m. NST today deepening low located south of Greenland.
By 4:00 p.m. NST today quasi-stationary low 994 mb located over
the East Labrador Sea.

At 9:30 a.m. NST today ridge located from the Torngat Mountains
to New England.
By 9:30 a.m. NST Monday departing ridge located east of Labrador
Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:11 AM NST 8 December 2019 A trough of low pressure over the South Labrador Coast at forecast
time will slowly drift southeastwards today. Strong to gale force
north to northwesterlies can be expected over southern waters today
as the trough passes.

Meanwhile, a developing low pressure system south of Greenland will
move westward to lie over the East Labrador Sea by this afternoon.
Gale force northerlies to westerlies can be expected in the vicinity
of the low today.

Gale force westerlies will also develop over extreme northwestern
waters on Monday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Lake Melville and South Labrador Sea.

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

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