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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 15 December 2019

Today Tonight and Monday.

Wind northeast 30 knots diminishing to northeast 15 to 20 this evening then veering to southeast 15 to 20 near midnight. Wind veering to southwest 25 late overnight. Wind southwest 25 Monday.

Snow with a risk of freezing rain changing to showers this afternoon and ending near midnight. Snow Monday afternoon and evening. Fog patches forming this evening and dissipating overnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow and in fog patches.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Risk of freezing spray late this morning. Freezing spray beginning near noon Monday.

Temperatures minus 4 rising to plus 3 this evening then falling to minus 5 near noon Monday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 15 December 2019
Tuesday Wind southwest 25 knots diminishing to southwest 15 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots.
Thursday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 14 December 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday 9 tenths new ice including 4 tenths grey ice except consolidated grey-white ice in the southwestern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 14 December 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4840N 5305W to 4940N 5325W
to 5005N 5510W to 5310N 5510W to 5445N 5635W to 5605N 5950W to 5935N
6250W to 6045N 6245W then northeastward. Sea ice southwest then west
of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 tenths new ice including 4 tenths grey ice except consolidated
grey-white ice in the southwestern section.


Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Lake Melville

Issued 09:30 AM NST 15 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 AM NST 15 December 2019 Today Tonight and Monday At 9:30 a.m. NST today intensifying low 972 mb located west of
Anticosti Island.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Monday low 966 mb located over the Mid Labrador

At 9:30 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over the East Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 p.m. NST tonight dissipating ridge located east of the
Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:15 AM NST 15 December 2019 An intense low pressure system currently lying west of Anticosti
Island will cross the Labrador Interior tonight to lie over the Mid
Labrador Coast by Monday morning. Gale to storm force east to
southeasterlies will spread across most waters ahead of this system.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
the Labrador Sea. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining
waters except Lake Melville.

Marine interests are also advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for Lake Melville.

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