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North Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 09 December 2019

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 25 knots veering to west 25 this morning except west 35 over northern sections. Wind diminishing to variable 10 to 15 Tuesday morning then increasing to southeast 15 to 20 Tuesday afternoon. Wind backing to east 20 Tuesday evening.

Flurries ending this morning. Snow Tuesday afternoon and evening. Visibility as low as 1 mile in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending Tuesday morning.

Temperatures minus 10 to minus 6 rising to minus 4 to zero Tuesday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 09 December 2019

North Labrador Coast - Saglek and south

Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 late overnight then building to 1 to 2 Tuesday evening.

North Labrador Coast - north of Saglek

Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this morning and to 3 to 4 this afternoon. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 late overnight and to 1 near noon Tuesday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 09 December 2019
Wednesday Wind northeast 25 knots increasing to northwest 35 in the morning.
Thursday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 8 December 2019 Today Tonight and Monday Bergy water except 5 tenths new ice along parts of the coast. 

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Map of Atlantic - Labrador marine weather areas Kangiqsualujjuaq Airport Cape Kakkiviak Cape Kiglapait Cartwright Airport CFB Goose Bay Hopedale Mary's Harbour Nain Airport Makkovik Airport Saglek Tukialik Bay
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 8 December 2019 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4915N 5330W to 4945N 5405W
to 5010N 5520W to 5310N 5510W to 5505N 5710W to 5615N 6030W to 5750N
6125W to 6025N 6420W then northwestward. Sea ice southwest then west
of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 5 tenths new ice along parts of the coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 8 December 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 9 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 04:00 AM NST 09 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 04:00 AM NST 09 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 4:00 AM NST 9 December 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. NST today low 993 mb located over the East Labrador
Sea.
By 4:00 p.m. NST today dissipating low 990 mb located north of
the Marine District.

By 4:00 p.m. NST today building ridge located on a line east-west
over Labrador.

By 9:30 p.m. NST tonight approaching trough located on a line
east-west over southern Quebec.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:50 AM NST 9 December 2019 A low pressure system over the East Labrador Sea will cause gale
force westerlies in the vicinity of the low. Winds will diminish this
morning as the low tracks north of the district.

Later today, a ridge of high pressure will build over Labrador.
Gale force westerlies will develop over northwestern waters between
the exiting low and the building ridge.

An east-west trough of low pressure will move north across Labrador
on Tuesday. Strong to gale force east to southeasterlies will develop
ahead of the trough.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
North Labrador Coast, Northwest Labrador Sea and East Labrador Sea -
southern half.

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

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