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Northwest Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 29 November 2023

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southeast 45 to 55 knots diminishing to south 25 to 35 this evening then backing to east 25 to 35 late overnight. Wind increasing to southeast 50 to 60 Thursday morning then veering to southwest 40 to 50 Thursday evening.

Rain becoming snow or rain near noon then flurries Thursday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Temperatures plus 6 falling to zero this afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 29 November 2023
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 6 to 8 metres building to 8 to 11 this morning then subsiding to 6 to 8 this evening. Seas subsiding to 4 to 6 late overnight then building to 8 to 11 Thursday morning and to 11 to 14 Thursday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 29 November 2023
Friday Wind south 20 knots.
Saturday Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35.
Sunday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 28 November 2023 Today Tonight and Wednesday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EST 28 November 2023 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 6159N 6600W to 6213N
6400W to 6309N 6344W to 6457N 5811W to 6536N 5742W sea ice northwest
of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 28 November 2023

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Nov estimated from Newfoundland near
5133N 5531W to 5230N 4915W to 5430N 4915W to 5830N 5700W to 6025N
5305W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Nov estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5141N 5631W to Newfoundland near 5131N 5603W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 04:00 AM NST 29 November 2023

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are 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 AM NST 29 November 2023 Today Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 a.m. NST today low 977 mb located near the Mid Labrador
Coast.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Thursday departing low 977 mb located over
Baffin Island.

At 4:00 p.m. NST today low 980 mb located near the Avalon Peninsula.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Thursday low 972 mb located over the Northwest
Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:53 AM NST 29 November 2023 A low pressure system over the Mid Labrador Coast will track along
the Labrador coast to lie over Baffin Island this evening. Gale to
storm force southeasterlies will shift to strong to gale force
southwesterlies in its wake.

A developing low pressure system south of Newfoundland will rapidly
intensify today. It will track over the Labrador Sea tonight to lie
over the Northwest Labrador Sea by Thursday afternoon. Storm to
hurricane force east to southeasterlies are expected east of the low,
while gale to storm force northwesterlies are expected west of the
low.

Marine interests are advised that a hurricane force wind warning is
in effect for East Labrador Sea, storm warnings are in effect for
South Labrador Sea and Northwest Labrador Sea, and gale warnings are
in effect for all remaining waters.

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

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