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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 11 December 2019

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 35 knots increasing to west 35 to 45 this afternoon then diminishing to west 25 to 35 this evening. Wind becoming west 25 late overnight then backing to southwest 20 Thursday morning. Wind veering to west 25 Thursday evening.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 5 falling to minus 15 this morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 11 December 2019
Friday Wind southwest 25 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 20 late in the day.
Saturday Wind southwest 15 knots becoming variable 10 to 15.
Sunday Wind northeast 15 knots increasing to northeast 25 to 35.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 10 December 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday 7 tenths new ice except consolidated grey ice in the southwestern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 10 December 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4915N 5330W to 4945N 5405W
to 5010N 5520W to 5310N 5510W to 5445N 5635W to 5605N 5950W to 6025N
6415W then northwestward. Sea ice southwest then west of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

7 tenths new ice except consolidated grey ice in the southwestern
section.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Lake Melville

Issued 04:00 AM NST 11 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

Lake Melville

Issued 04:00 AM NST 11 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 11 December 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 a.m. NST today deepening low 976 mb located over the South
Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 a.m. NST today quasi-stationary low 970 mb located over
the East Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:47 AM NST 11 December 2019 A low pressure system over the South Labrador Sea will move eastward
to lie over the East Labrador Sea later this morning where it will
remain nearly stationary through the remainder of the forecast.
Strong to gale force easterlies north of the low and strong to gale
force southwesterlies south of the low will shift to gale to storm
force west to northwesterlies in its wake by this evening.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
South Labrador Coast, Mid Labrador Coast, South Labrador Sea,
Northwest Labrador Sea and East Labrador Sea - southern half.
Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters.

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

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