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South Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 14 December 2019

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 20 knots diminishing to west 15 this afternoon and to light this evening. Wind increasing to southeast 15 to 20 late overnight and to southeast 35 Sunday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 45 Sunday afternoon then diminishing to southeast 25 to 35 Sunday evening.

Flurries ending this evening. Snow beginning overnight and changing to rain and fog patches Sunday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow and in fog patches.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending this afternoon. Risk of freezing spray overnight.

Temperatures minus 14 rising to plus 3 Sunday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 14 December 2019
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this afternoon then building to 3 to 4 Sunday morning. Seas building to 4 to 6 Sunday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 14 December 2019
Monday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots increasing to southwest 25 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 14 December 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday Bergy water except 2 tenths new ice in sheltered bays along parts of the coast. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Banquereau - 44139 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport Miscou Island Eskasoni (First Nations) Grand Étang Ingonish Beach North Mountain St.Paul Island J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Argentia Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Rocky Harbour Sagona Island St. Anthony Airport St. John's Int'l Airport St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Twillingate Winterland Branch Hill Wreckhouse Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour
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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

Bergy water except 2 tenths new ice in sheltered bays along parts of
the coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 14 December 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 15 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

Less than 10 icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

South Labrador Coast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 14 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

South Labrador Coast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 14 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 9:30 AM NST 14 December 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 a.m. NST today low 975 mb located southeast of Greenland.
By 4:00 p.m. NST today departing low 979 mb located southeast
of Greenland.

At 4:00 a.m. NST Sunday approaching low 972 mb located over Quebec.

At 9:30 a.m. NST today ridge located over Labrador.
By 9:30 a.m. NST Sunday ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over the East Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:22 AM NST 14 December 2019 An intense low pressure system southeast of Greenland will continue
to move southeastward today. Strong to gale force northwesterlies
over the East Labrador Sea will diminish tonight as a ridge of high
pressure approaches from the west.

Another intense low pressure system will approach Labrador on Sunday
from the southwest. Gale to storm force east to southeasterlies will
spread across most waters on Sunday ahead of this system.

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

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

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