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North Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 03 December 2023

Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 knots except northwest 35 over southern sections. Wind becoming northwest 35 Monday evening.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray along the coast late this afternoon tonight and Monday.

Temperatures minus 6 to minus 2.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 03 December 2023
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this afternoon and to 3 to 5 Monday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 03 December 2023
Tuesday Wind northeast 25 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 3 December 2023 Today Tonight and Monday 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 3 December 2023 Today Tonight and Monday

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
edge.

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 3 December 2023

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 4 Dec estimated from Newfoundland near
5133N 5531W to 5245N 4900W to 5400N 4830W to 5830N 5630W to 6025N
5305W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 4 Dec estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5141N 5631W to Newfoundland near 5131N 5603W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

North Labrador Coast

Issued 4:00 PM NST 03 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

North Labrador Coast

Issued 4:00 PM NST 03 December 2023

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 4:00 PM NST 3 December 2023 Tonight and Monday At 4:00 p.m. NST today intensifying trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over the East Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Monday trough located on a line northwest-southeast
over the South Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 p.m. NST today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
east-west over Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:47 PM NST 3 December 2023 A trough of low pressure located over the East Labrador Sea will
slowly drift over the South Labrador Sea by Monday. Strong to gale
force southeasterlies will persist east of the trough while strong to
gale force northwesterlies are expected west of the trough.

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

Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Lake Melville and the Labrador coast.

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