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South Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 17 November 2019

Today Tonight and Monday.

Hurricane force wind warning in effect.

Wind northwest 55 to 65 knots with gusts to 75 along the coast early this morning. Wind becoming northwest 45 to 55 this morning then diminishing to northwest 35 this afternoon. Wind diminishing to west 25 near midnight and to west 15 to 20 Monday morning.

Snow ending this morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures near minus 1.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 17 November 2019
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 8 to 11 metres subsiding to 6 to 8 this afternoon and to 4 to 6 near midnight. Seas subsiding to 3 to 4 Monday morning and to 2 to 3 Monday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 17 November 2019
Tuesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast 15 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind northeast 25 knots.
Thursday Wind northeast 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 November 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday Bergy water except 1 tenth new ice along parts of the coast. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 November 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday

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 1 tenth new ice along parts of the coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 16 November 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5210N 5545W to 5100N 5200W to 5045N 4730W to 5200N 4630W to
5530N 5400W to 6100N 5900W to 6200N 5400W to 5800N 4800W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Less than 10 icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Hurricane force wind warning in effect

South Labrador Coast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 17 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 4:00 AM NST 17 November 2019 Today Tonight and Monday At 4:00 a.m. NST today low 968 mb located south of Greenland.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Monday departing low 961 mb located southeast
of Greenland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:50 AM NST 17 November 2019 An intense low pressure system southeast of the marine district will
move slowly eastward into the Atlantic through the forecast period.
Storm to hurricane force northwesterlies over most waters in the wake
of the low will gradually subside tonight and into Monday as it
recedes.

Marine interests are advised that hurricane force wind warnings are
in effect for South Labrador Coast, Mid Labrador Coast - Hopedale and
south, and East Labrador Sea - southeastern half. Storm warnings are
in effect for all remaining waters except Lake Melville and Mid
Labrador Coast - north of Hopedale where gale warning are in effect.

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