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South Labrador Sea

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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 03 December 2021

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind south 25 knots increasing to southeast 35 near noon except northwest 35 over northwestern sections this evening. Wind becoming northwest 35 to 45 near midnight then increasing to northwest 45 to 55 early Saturday morning. Wind diminishing to northwest 35 to 45 Saturday evening.

Rain or snow becoming snow Saturday morning then flurries Saturday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray over western sections Saturday.

Temperatures zero to plus 4 falling to minus 5 to zero Saturday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 03 December 2021
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 near noon and to 5 to 7 Saturday morning. Seas building to 7 to 9 near noon Saturday then subsiding to 5 to 7 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 03 December 2021
Sunday Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots backing to west 25 to 35 late in the day.
Monday Wind west 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 20.
Tuesday Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots increasing to southwest 45 to 55.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 2 December 2021 Today Tonight and Friday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 2 December 2021 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5345N 5642W to 5414N
5714W to Labrador near 5422N 5749W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5519N 5950W to 5718N
6100W to 5954N 6343W to Labrador near 6011N 6422W. Sea ice west of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 2 December 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 3 Dec estimated from Newfoundland near
5106N 5543W to 5130N 5430W to 5445N 5000W to 5530N 5000W to 5745N
5715W to 6050N 6000W to 6205N 5355W to 5910N 4710W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 3 Dec estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5128N 5651W to Newfoundland near 5120N 5639W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

South Labrador Sea

Issued 09:30 AM NST 03 December 2021

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

South Labrador Sea

Issued 09:30 AM NST 03 December 2021

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 9:30 AM NST 3 December 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 a.m. NST today deepening low 983 mb located over the Quebec
Lower North Shore.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Saturday deepening low 963 mb located over northern
Belle Isle Bank.

At 9:30 a.m. NST today intensifying trough from 983 mb low located
on a line north-south over central Labrador.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Saturday trough from 963 mb low located on a line
north-south over Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:17 AM NST 3 December 2021 A low pressure system over the Quebec Lower North Shore will move
northeast to lie over Belle Isle Bank by Saturday morning. Extending
northward from this low, a trough of low pressure will move to lie
over the Labrador Sea by this evening. Strong to gale force
southeasterly winds will develop today ahead of this trough.
Winds will shift to strong to gale force northwesterlies west of the
trough beginning this evening and further increase to storm force on
Saturday.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
all waters except Lake Melville.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except East Labrador Sea.

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