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Northwest Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 06 December 2022

Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind southwest 25 knots backing to south 30 early this evening then diminishing to northwest 15 early Wednesday morning except south 15 over southeastern sections. Wind increasing to southeast 30 Wednesday evening.

Flurries tonight and Wednesday.

Temperatures near zero.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 06 December 2022

Northwest Labrador Sea - northern half

Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 late overnight and to 1 to 2 Wednesday afternoon. Seas building to 2 to 3 Wednesday evening.

Northwest Labrador Sea - southern half

Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 Wednesday afternoon then building to 2 to 3 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 06 December 2022
Thursday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots becoming north 25 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind variable 15 knots increasing to south 20.
Saturday Wind north 30 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 6 December 2022 Today Tonight and Wednesday Bergy water except 2 tenths grey-white ice in the extreme northwestern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EST 6 December 2022 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 6002N 6213W to 6026N 6117W to 6143N 6159W to
6454N 5748W then northeastwards. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 2 tenths grey-white ice in the extreme
northwestern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:32 PM EST 6 December 2022

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 7 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5300N 5553W to 5300N 5400W to 5400N 5300W to 5815N 5515W to
6000N 5300W to 5800N 4620W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM NST 6 December 2022 Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 p.m. NST today quasi-stationary trough located over
western Labrador.

At 4:00 p.m. NST today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Belle Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:42 PM NST 6 December 2022 Marine interests are advised that gale warnings have ended.

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