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Mid Labrador Coast


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 09 December 2023

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to northwest 25 this morning and to northwest 15 to 20 this evening. Wind diminishing to light late overnight then increasing to south 25 Sunday morning.

Snow or rain Sunday evening.

Temperatures plus 1 falling to minus 5 to zero this evening then rising to zero Sunday afternoon.


Issued 06:00 AM NST 09 December 2023
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 6 to 8 metres except 4 to 6 over northern sections. Seas subsiding to 4 to 6 this afternoon and to 3 to 4 near noon Sunday and to 2 to 3 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 09 December 2023
Monday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to west 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind northeast 35 knots backing to northwest 35 to 45.
Wednesday Wind southwest 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 8 December 2023 Today Tonight and Saturday Bergy water except 2 tenths new ice along parts of the coast. Consolidated grey ice in a few bays. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 8 December 2023 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5213N 5538W to 5348N 5518W to
5559N 5947W to 6031N 6404W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 2 tenths new ice along parts of the coast.
Consolidated grey ice in a few bays.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 8 December 2023

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 9 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5240N 5548W to 5345N 5345W to 5600N 5345W to 5830N 5630W to
6050N 5630W to 5850N 4540W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Mid Labrador Coast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 09 December 2023

'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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM NST 9 December 2023 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. NST today low 952 mb located east of Belle Isle Bank.
By 9:30 p.m. NST tonight departing low 967 mb located southeast
of the Marine District.

At 9:00 p.m. NST tonight low 994 mb located over northern Ontario.
By 9:00 p.m. NST Sunday low 989 mb located near Ungava Bay.

At 4:00 a.m. NST today ridge located from Ungava Bay to New England.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Sunday ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over the Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:50 AM NST 9 December 2023 A low pressure system east of Belle Isle Bank will remain nearly
stationary today before it tracks to the east tonight. Strong to gale
force north to northwesterlies will diminish today as a ridge begins
to move in from the west.

A second low pressure system is forecast to develop over Northern
Ontario tonight and track northeast to lie near Ungava Bay Sunday
evening. Strong to gale force south to southwesterlies are expected
to develop ahead of the system on Sunday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Lake Melville.

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