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South Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 13 December 2019

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind northwest 45 to 55 knots diminishing to northwest 25 to 35 this evening then becoming west 25 late overnight. Wind diminishing to west 15 to 20 near noon Saturday.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray over western sections today. Freezing spray tonight and Saturday.

Temperatures minus 8 to minus 2.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 13 December 2019

South Labrador Sea - northwestern half

Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 5 to 7 metres subsiding to 3 to 5 this afternoon and to 2 to 3 Saturday morning. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 Saturday evening.

South Labrador Sea - southeastern half

Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 5 to 7 metres building to 8 to 11 this morning then subsiding to 5 to 7 this evening. Seas subsiding to 3 to 5 Saturday morning and to 2 to 3 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 13 December 2019
Sunday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to east 25 to 35 in the morning and to east 40 to 50 late in the day.
Monday Wind east 40 to 50 knots diminishing to south 25.
Tuesday Wind southeast 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 12 December 2019 Today Tonight and Friday Bergy water. 

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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 12 December 2019 Today Tonight and Friday

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

Bergy water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 12 December 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 13 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

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

South Labrador Sea

Issued 09:30 AM NST 13 December 2019

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

South Labrador Sea

Issued 09:30 AM NST 13 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 13 December 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 a.m. NST today low 986 mb located over the East Labrador
Sea.
By 9:30 a.m. NST Saturday low 969 mb located southeast of Greenland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:25 AM NST 13 December 2019 An intense low pressure system over the East Labrador Sea will begin
to move southeastward today. Gale to storm force west to
northwesterlies over most waters behind the low will gradually
diminish through the forecast period.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
the Labrador Sea. Gale warnings are in effect for the Labrador coast.

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

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