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South Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 10 December 2022

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind variable 15 to 20 knots except northwest 35 to 45 over northwestern sections. Wind becoming northwest 20 late overnight then increasing to east 30 Sunday afternoon.

Flurries changing to showers Sunday morning.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray over northwestern sections today tonight and Sunday morning.

Temperatures minus 5 to zero rising to plus 2 Sunday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 09 December 2022
Tonight and Saturday. Seas 2 to 3 metres except 4 to 6 over northwestern sections Saturday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 10 December 2022
Monday Wind east 25 knots.
Tuesday Wind northeast 15 to 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind northeast 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 9 December 2022 Today Tonight and Saturday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 9 December 2022 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5227N 5538W to 5330N 5538W to
5437N 5709W to 5602N 6013W to 6000N 6328W to 6002N 6213W then
northeastward. Sea ice west then north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 9 December 2022

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 10 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5300N 5553W to 5300N 5400W to 5400N 5300W to 5815N 5445W to
5825N 5315W to 5935N 5130W to 5800N 4620W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

South Labrador Sea

Issued 04:00 AM NST 10 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

South Labrador Sea

Issued 04:00 AM NST 10 December 2022

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 4:00 AM NST 10 December 2022 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. NST today quasi-stationary trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:59 AM NST 10 December 2022 A trough of low pressure will remain nearly stationary over the
Labrador Sea today before moving southwestward on Sunday. Gale force
northwesterlies are expected west of the trough.

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

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except Lake Melville, Northwest Labrador Sea -
eastern half, and East Labrador Sea.

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