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North Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 30 November 2022

Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to light this evening then increasing to southeast 25 late overnight. Wind increasing to southeast 35 Thursday morning.

Snow overnight and Thursday. Visibility as low as 1 mile in snow.

Temperatures minus 7 to minus 3 rising to zero near noon Thursday.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 30 November 2022
Tonight and Thursday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 near noon Thursday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 30 November 2022
Friday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots increasing to southwest 35 in the morning.
Saturday Wind west 25 to 35 knots diminishing to variable 15.
Sunday Wind south 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:02 AM EST 30 November 2022 Today Tonight and Thursday Bergy water except 1 tenth new ice along parts of the coast. Consolidated grey ice along parts of the coast. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:02 AM EST 30 November 2022 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5227N 5538W to 5328N
5534W to 5344N 5621W to Labrador near 5430N 5725W. Sea ice west of
the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5455N 5801W to 5556N
6014W to 5745N 6115W to 6006N 6351W to 6033N 6238W then
northeastward. Sea ice west then north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 1 tenth new ice along parts of the coast.
Consolidated grey ice along parts of the coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 30 November 2022

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5149N 5612W to 5145N 5400W to 5230N 5315W to 5430N 5345W to
5815N 5630W to 6000N 5310W to 5825N 4700W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

North Labrador Coast

Issued 4:00 PM NST 30 November 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 30 November 2022 Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 p.m. NST today low 963 mb located southeast of Greenland.
By 9:30 a.m. NST Thursday departing low 972 mb located east of
Greenland.

At 6:00 a.m. NST Thursday approaching trough located on a line
north-south over Quebec.

At 4:00 p.m. NST today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over central Labrador.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Thursday departing ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over the East Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:52 PM NST 30 November 2022 A low pressure system located southeast of Greenland will depart to
the east by Thursday morning. Strong to gale force northwesterlies
over most waters will continue to diminish tonight as a ridge builds
eastward across Labrador.

A trough of low pressure will approach from the west on Thursday.
Strong to gale force south to southeasterlies will spread across all
waters on Thursday ahead of the trough.

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

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for South Labrador Coast, Northwest Labrador Sea, and East
Labrador Sea.

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