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South Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 09 December 2022

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 25 knots diminishing to variable 15 to 20 this evening except northwest 35 to 45 over northwestern sections overnight and Saturday.

Showers changing to flurries this evening.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray over northwestern sections overnight and Saturday.

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

Waves

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

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 09 December 2022
Sunday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots increasing to northeast 25 to 35 in the morning.
Monday Wind east 25 knots.
Tuesday 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 8 December 2022

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 9 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5300N 5553W to 5300N 5400W to 5400N 5300W to 5815N 5515W to
6000N 5300W to 5800N 4620W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

South Labrador Sea

Issued 09:30 AM NST 09 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 09:30 AM NST 09 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 9:30 AM NST 9 December 2022 Today Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 a.m. NST today quasi-stationary trough located on a line
north-south over the Northwest Labrador Sea.

At 9:30 a.m. NST today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Belle Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:25 AM NST 9 December 2022 A trough of low pressure will remain nearly stationary over the
Northwest Labrador Sea today and Saturday. Strong to gale force
southeasterlies will persist to the east of the trough, while
northwesterly gales will develop to its west tonight.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Lake Melville and South Labrador Coast.

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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