South Labrador Sea
Issued 04:00 AM NST 07 December 2019
Today Tonight and Sunday.
Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 this morning except north 30 over northwestern sections. Wind becoming northwest 30 late overnight then diminishing to west 20 Sunday evening.
Flurries. Visibility as low as 1 mile in flurries.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Freezing spray over western sections Sunday afternoon and evening.
Temperatures zero becoming minus 5 to zero near noon Sunday.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 6 December 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5040N 5610W to 5120N 5510W
to 5310N 5510W to 5500N 5710W to 5615N 6030W to 5750N 6125W to 6025N
6420W then northwestward. Sea ice north then west of the ice edge.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 6 December 2019
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 7 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
Iceberg CountUnknown number of icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
South Labrador SeaIssued 04:00 AM NST 07 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 SynopsisIssued 4:00 AM NST 7 December 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. NST today departing low 970 mb located south of
At 4:00 a.m. NST today intensifying trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over Nain.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Sunday trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over the South Labrador Sea.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:45 AM NST 7 December 2019 An intense trough of low pressure will develop over the South
Labrador Sea this afternoon and slowly drift southwards throughout
the forecast period. Strong to gale force north to northwesterlies
will develop over southern waters tonight and Sunday morning in its
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
South Labrador Coast and Mid Labrador Coast.
Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except Lake Melville and East Labrador Sea.
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