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Northwest Labrador Sea


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 11 December 2023

Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind northwest 30 knots tonight and Tuesday.


Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray over northwestern sections tonight and Tuesday.

Temperatures plus 2 falling to minus 5 to zero this evening.


Issued 06:00 PM NST 11 December 2023
Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 Tuesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 11 December 2023
Wednesday Wind northwest 30 knots diminishing to northwest 20 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Friday Wind southwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 11 December 2023 Today Tonight and Tuesday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EST 11 December 2023 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 6131N 6330W to 6145N 6200W to 6430N 5751W
then northward. Sea ice northwest of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 11 December 2023

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 12 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5240N 5548W to 5430N 5230W to 5545N 5230W to 5830N 5700W to
6050N 5630W to 5850N 4540W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 4:00 PM NST 11 December 2023

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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM NST 11 December 2023 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. NST today intensifying low 990 mb located over New
By 4:00 p.m. NST Tuesday low 980 mb located east of the Marine

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:36 PM NST 11 December 2023 A low pressure system over New Brunswick will intensify as it tracks
across Southeastern Labrador tonight before moving east of the marine
district Tuesday afternoon. Gale force southerly winds will develop
over extreme southern waters south of the track of the low tonight.
On Tuesday winds will shift to strong to gale force north to
northwesterlies over most waters in the wake of the low.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
South Labrador Coast, South Labrador Sea, and East Labrador Sea.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for North Labrador Coast and Northwest Labrador Sea.

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