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Northwest Labrador Sea

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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 08 December 2021

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind northwest 45 to 55 knots diminishing to northwest 35 to 45 this afternoon and to northwest 25 to 35 late overnight. Wind becoming northwest 25 Thursday morning.

Snow changing to flurries near noon. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray over northwestern sections today. Freezing spray over western sections tonight and Thursday.

Temperatures minus 5 to zero.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 08 December 2021
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 5 to 7 metres subsiding to 3 to 5 late overnight and to 2 to 3 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 08 December 2021
Friday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to west 15.
Sunday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to northeast 35 to 45.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 8 December 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EST 8 December 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 6201N 6602W to 6201N
6400W to 6359N 6116W to 6448N 5748W then northeastward. Sea ice
northwest of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 7 December 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 8 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5202N 5550W to 5200N 5430W to 5245N 5000W to 5500N 4900W to
5745N 5715W to 6120N 5900W to 6205N 5355W to 5940N 4815W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 09:30 AM NST 08 December 2021

'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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 09:30 AM NST 08 December 2021

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 8 December 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 a.m. NST today low 952 mb located over the East Labrador
Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Thursday low 970 mb located southeast of Greenland.

At 4:00 p.m. NST Thursday approaching ridge located on a line
east-west over Belle Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:17 AM NST 8 December 2021 A very intense low pressure system over the East Labrador Sea will
track eastward today while slowly weakening. Storm to hurricane force
southwesterlies to northwesterlies in the wake of the low will
diminish to gales over most waters by this evening.

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. Gale warnings are in
effect for all remaining waters.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except East Labrador Sea.

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