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Northwest Labrador Sea


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 03 December 2022

Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 35 knots backing to southeast 35 to 45 Sunday afternoon.

Snow becoming rain or snow Sunday morning. Visibility as low as 1 mile in snow.

Temperatures minus 1 rising to plus 2 overnight.


Issued 06:00 PM NST 03 December 2022
Tonight and Sunday. Seas 3 to 5 metres building to 5 to 7 near noon Sunday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 03 December 2022
Monday Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots diminishing to variable 15 to 20 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind south 25 to 35 knots.
Wednesday Wind south 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 3 December 2022 Today Tonight and Sunday Bergy water except 3 tenths grey-white ice in the extreme northwestern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EST 3 December 2022 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 6022N 6229W to 6131N 6213W to 6423N 5751W
then northeastwards. Sea ice northwest of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 3 tenths grey-white ice in the extreme
northwestern section.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 3 December 2022

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 4 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5149N 5612W to 5130N 5500W to 5130N 5315W to 5230N 5245W to
5400N 5315W to 5815N 5545W to 6000N 5310W to 5745N 4700W then

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 4:00 PM NST 03 December 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM NST 3 December 2022 Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 p.m. NST today trough located over eastern Ontario.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Sunday low 994 mb located over central Labrador.

At 4:00 p.m. NST today ridge located over the East Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 p.m. NST tonight departing ridge located east of the East
Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:51 PM NST 3 December 2022 A trough approaching from the southwest will develop into a low
pressure system over Western Labrador by Sunday morning. The low will
then track northward towards the Torngats by Sunday night. Strong to
gale force south to southeasterlies will spread across all waters
ahead of this feature.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all

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