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Northwest Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 14 November 2019

Today Tonight and Friday.

Hurricane force wind warning in effect.

Wind northwest 55 to 65 knots except northwest 45 to 55 over western sections. Wind becoming northwest 45 to 55 near noon then diminishing to west 35 to 45 this evening. Wind diminishing to west 25 to 35 late overnight then becoming southwest 25 Friday morning. Wind diminishing to south 15 Friday afternoon.

Snow changing to flurries this evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 14 November 2019

Northwest Labrador Sea - northern half

Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 3 to 5 metres building to 5 to 7 near noon then subsiding to 3 to 5 late overnight. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 Friday afternoon.

Northwest Labrador Sea - southern half

Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 8 to 11 metres subsiding to 5 to 7 this evening and to 3 to 5 late overnight. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 Friday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

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

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 13 November 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EST 13 November 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 6200N 6410W to 6650N 6005W to 6830N 6525W to
7005N 6610W to 7125N 6515W to 7200N 6715W to 7230N 6420W then
northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 13 November 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 14 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5210N 5545W to 5100N 5200W to 5045N 4830W to 5145N 4715W to
5530N 5400W to 6100N 5900W to 6200N 5400W to 5800N 4800W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Hurricane force wind warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 09:30 AM NST 14 November 2019

'Hurricane' force winds of 64 knots or above 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.

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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