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Northwest Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 07 October 2022

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to northwest 25 this evening and to variable 10 to 15 late overnight. Wind increasing to east 15 to 20 Saturday evening.

Flurries or showers changing to rain or snow Saturday afternoon. Visibility as low as 1 mile in precipitation.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 07 October 2022
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 this morning then subsiding to 2 to 3 near midnight. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 Saturday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 07 October 2022
Sunday Wind northeast 25 to 35 knots backing to north 35 to 45 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20.
Tuesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 6 October 2022 Today Tonight and Friday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 6 October 2022 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 7222N 7506W to 7320N
7345W to 7450N 7258W then eastwards. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EDT 6 October 2022

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 7 Oct estimated from Newfoundland near
4952N 5540W to 5000N 4715W to 5200N 4715W to 5845N 5545W to 6035N
5145W to 5840N 4500W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 7 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 07 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 7 October 2022 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. NDT today departing low 999 mb located east of the
East Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 a.m. NDT today trough located north of Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Saturday trough located south of Greenland.

At 4:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located over James Bay.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Saturday ridge located on a line north-south over
Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:43 AM NDT 7 October 2022 A trough of low pressure will move southeastward across the Northern
Labrador Sea today before departing to the east tonight. Strong to
gale force northwesterly winds are forecast behind the trough today.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for
Northwest Labrador Sea.

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