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Northwest Labrador Sea


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 02 December 2023

Tonight and Sunday.

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 15 to 20 this evening and to northwest 25 late overnight. Wind becoming east 25 Sunday evening.

Flurries becoming showers or flurries near noon Sunday.

Temperatures near zero.


Issued 06:00 AM NST 02 December 2023
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 near noon then building to 2 to 3 near noon Sunday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 02 December 2023
Monday Wind northwest 20 knots increasing to east 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind east 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northeast 15.
Wednesday Wind north 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 2 December 2023 Today Tonight and Sunday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EST 2 December 2023 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 6159N 6600W to 6213N
6400W to 6413N 6333W to 6447N 6046W to 6625N 5740W then northward.
Sea ice northwest of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 2 December 2023

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 3 Dec estimated from Newfoundland near
5133N 5531W to 5245N 4900W to 5400N 4830W to 5830N 5630W to 6025N
5305W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 3 Dec estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5141N 5631W to Newfoundland near 5131N 5603W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.

No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM NST 2 December 2023 Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 p.m. NST today trough located east of Belle Isle Bank.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Sunday trough located on a line northwest-southeast
over Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 p.m. NST today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:49 PM NST 2 December 2023 A trough located east of the Belle Isle Bank will move to become
nearly stationary over the Labrador Sea by Sunday morning. Strong to
gale force southeasterlies will develop east of the trough.

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

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

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