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Northwest Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 04 October 2022

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 25 knots increasing to west 35 to 45 this morning then diminishing to west 25 to 35 late overnight. Wind becoming northwest 25 Wednesday evening.

Showers.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 04 October 2022

Northwest Labrador Sea - northwestern half

Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 near noon then subsiding to 2 to 3 near noon Wednesday.

Northwest Labrador Sea - southeastern half

Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 this afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 04 October 2022
Thursday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind northwest 25 knots increasing to northwest 35.
Saturday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to south 15 to 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 3 October 2022 Today Tonight and Tuesday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 3 October 2022 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 7236N 8032W to
7227N 7915W to Bylot Island near 7247N 7900W. Sea ice northwest of
the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 7217N 7458W to
7228N 7406W to 7244N 7448W to Baffin Island near 7234N 7538W. Sea
ice west of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Bylot Island near 7256N 7603W to 7336N
7413W to 7406N 7528W to near 7456N 7305W then eastwards. Sea ice
west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EDT 3 October 2022

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 4 Oct estimated from Newfoundland near
5007N 5609W to 5005N 4745W to 5200N 4745W to 5600N 5100W to 5845N
5545W to 6010N 5210W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 4 Oct estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5139N 5638W to Newfoundland near 5126N 5618W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 04 October 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 AM NDT 4 October 2022 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. NDT today trough located over the Torngat Mountains.
By 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight quasi-stationary trough located over the
coast of Greenland.

At 4:00 a.m. NDT today departing ridge located on a line north-south
over the East Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:52 AM NDT 4 October 2022 A trough of low pressure over the Torngat Mountains will track east
across the district today. Strong southwesterlies ahead of the trough
will become strong to gale force westerlies across most waters in its
wake.

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

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