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South Labrador Sea


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 03 December 2022

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 25 knots backing to south 25 near noon then increasing to south 35 early this evening. Wind backing to southeast 35 to 45 Sunday morning.

Snow beginning this afternoon becoming rain or snow Sunday morning. Visibility as low as 1 mile in snow.

Temperatures minus 2 rising to plus 3 Sunday morning.


Issued 06:00 PM NST 02 December 2022
Tonight and Saturday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 near noon Saturday then building to 3 to 5 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 03 December 2022
Monday Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots diminishing to west 20 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind south 25 knots.
Wednesday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots backing to southeast 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 2 December 2022 Today Tonight and Saturday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 2 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 6022N 6229W then
northeastward. Sea ice west then north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 2 December 2022

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 3 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5149N 5612W to 5130N 5500W to 5130N 5315W to 5230N 5245W to
5400N 5315W to 5815N 5545W to 6000N 5310W to 5745N 4700W then

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

South Labrador Sea

Issued 04:00 AM NST 03 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM NST 3 December 2022 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. NST today trough located over the East Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 a.m. NST today departing trough located east of Labrador

At 4:00 a.m. NST today trough located over Ontario.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Sunday trough located west of Labrador.

At 4:00 a.m. NST today ridge located over central Labrador.
By 4:00 p.m. NST today departing ridge located over the East
Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:07 AM NST 3 December 2022 A trough of low pressure over the East Labrador Sea will depart to
the east this morning. Strong to gale force westerlies will diminish
this morning as the trough departs.

Another trough will approach from the west to lie over Western
Labrador overnight tonight. Strong to gale force south to
southeasterlies will spread across all waters this afternoon and
tonight as the trough approaches.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all

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

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