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Northwest Labrador Sea - northwestern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NST 07 February 2023

Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind east 20 knots backing to northeast 25 Wednesday morning then to northwest 30 Wednesday evening.

Periods of snow. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Risk of freezing spray.

Temperatures near zero.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 07 February 2023
Tonight and Wednesday. Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 07 February 2023
Thursday Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 7 February 2023 Today Tonight and Wednesday 6 tenths first-year ice except 9 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the western section. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EST 7 February 2023 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 5803N 5746W to 6030N 5707W then
northeastwards. Sea ice northwest of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

6 tenths first-year ice except 9 tenths first-year ice including a
trace of old ice in the western section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:08 PM EST 7 February 2023

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 8 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
5015N 5631W to 4930N 4900W to 5135N 4720W to 5830N 5550W to 6005N
5015W to 5740N 4610W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 8 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5110N 5845W to Newfoundland near 5022N 5725W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM NST 7 February 2023 Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight trough located over Ungava Bay.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Wednesday trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Northwest Labrador Sea.

At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight ridge located on a line east-west over
Belle Isle Bank.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Wednesday ridge located southeast of Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:20 PM NST 7 February 2023 A trough of low pressure over Ungava Bay will move to lie over
northern waters later this evening. Strong to gale force
southwesterlies are forecast south of this trough.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for Mid
Labrador Coast, North Labrador Coast - Saglek and south, South
Labrador Sea, Northwest Labrador Sea - southeastern half, and East
Labrador Sea.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for South Labrador Sea, Northwest Labrador Sea - southeastern
half, and East Labrador Sea.

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