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North Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 02 December 2022

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 25 knots increasing to west 35 to 45 near noon then diminishing to west 25 to 35 late overnight. Wind diminishing to southwest 20 Saturday morning then backing to south 25 Saturday afternoon.

Snow Saturday late in the day. Visibility as low as 1 mile in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning this afternoon and ending Saturday morning.

Temperatures near minus 4.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 02 December 2022
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this morning except 3 to 4 over northern sections tonight. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 Saturday morning then building to 2 to 3 Saturday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 02 December 2022
Sunday Wind south 25 knots increasing to southeast 35 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15.
Tuesday Wind south 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 2 December 2022 Today Tonight and Saturday Bergy water except 1 tenth new ice along parts of the coast. Consolidated grey ice in some bays. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 2 December 2022 Today Tonight and Saturday

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 except 1 tenth new ice along parts of the coast.
Consolidated grey ice in some bays.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 2 December 2022

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 3 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5149N 5612W to 5130N 5500W to 5130N 5315W to 5230N 5245W to
5400N 5315W to 5815N 5545W to 6000N 5310W to 5745N 4700W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

North Labrador Coast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 02 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

North Labrador Coast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 02 December 2022

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 2 December 2022 Today Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 a.m. NST today trough located on a line north-south over
Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 p.m. NST today departing trough located east of the Marine
District.

At 9:30 a.m. NST today trough located over Ungava Bay.
By 9:30 p.m. NST tonight trough located over the East Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 a.m. NST Saturday approaching trough located over Ontario.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:30 AM NST 2 December 2022 A series of troughs will cross the marine district today. Gale force
south to southeasterlies ahead of the first trough will shift to
strong to gale force west to southwesterlies in its wake. These west
to southwesterlies will continue for most of tonight as the next
trough crosses the area.

Another trough will approach from the west on Saturday. Strong to
gale force southerlies will spread across the marine district ahead
of this 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 all waters except South Labrador Sea and East Labrador
Sea.

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