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East Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 05 December 2022

Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 20 near midnight then backing to south 15 Tuesday morning except south 25 over northwestern sections.

Showers ending Tuesday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 05 December 2022

East Labrador Sea - northern half

Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 this evening and to 2 to 3 Tuesday evening.

East Labrador Sea - southern half

Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 late overnight and to 1 to 2 Tuesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 05 December 2022
Wednesday Wind south 20 knots.
Thursday Wind south 25 knots.
Friday Wind southeast 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 5 December 2022 Today Tonight and Tuesday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 5 December 2022 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5227N 5538W to 5330N 5538W to
5437N 5709W to 5602N 6013W to 6000N 6328W to 6022N 6229W then
northeastward. Sea ice west then north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 5 December 2022

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 6 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5149N 5612W to 5130N 5500W to 5130N 5300W to 5230N 5245W to
5400N 5300W to 5815N 5515W to 6000N 5310W to 5745N 4700W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

East Labrador Sea

Issued 4:00 PM NST 05 December 2022

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM NST 5 December 2022 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. NST today trough located over the Northwest Labrador
Sea.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Tuesday departing trough located east of the East
Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 a.m. NST Tuesday approaching trough located over northern
Quebec.

At 4:00 p.m. NST today ridge located over central Labrador.
By 9:30 a.m. NST Tuesday ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Belle Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:54 PM NST 5 December 2022 A trough of low pressure over the Northwest Labrador Sea will
continue to move eastward across the Labrador Sea tonight. Strong to
gale force south to southeasterly winds to the east of the trough
will subside tonight in its wake.

A second trough of low pressure will move northward across Northern
Quebec tonight and spread southerly gales across extreme northern
waters Tuesday morning.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
North Labrador Coast, Northwest Labrador Sea, and East Labrador Sea.

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