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South Labrador Sea


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NST 30 November 2022

Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to variable 15 to 20 after midnight then increasing to southeast 25 Thursday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 35 to 45 Thursday afternoon.

Rain or snow Thursday late in the day.

Temperatures minus 3 to zero rising to plus 2 Thursday afternoon.


Issued 06:00 PM NST 30 November 2022

South Labrador Sea - northwestern half

Tonight and Thursday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 Thursday morning then building to 3 to 5 Thursday afternoon.

South Labrador Sea - southeastern half

Tonight and Thursday. Seas 5 to 7 metres subsiding to 3 to 5 after midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 30 November 2022
Friday Wind south 25 to 35 knots veering to southwest 35 to 45 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind west 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southwest 20.
Sunday Wind south 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:02 AM EST 30 November 2022 Today Tonight and Thursday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:02 AM EST 30 November 2022 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5227N 5538W to 5328N
5534W to 5344N 5621W to Labrador near 5430N 5725W. Sea ice west of
the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5455N 5801W to 5556N
6014W to 5745N 6115W to 6006N 6351W to 6033N 6238W then
northeastward. Sea ice west then north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 30 November 2022

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5149N 5612W to 5145N 5400W to 5230N 5315W to 5430N 5345W to
5815N 5630W to 6000N 5310W to 5825N 4700W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

South Labrador Sea

Issued 9:30 PM NST 30 November 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 9:30 PM NST 30 November 2022 Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight departing low 967 mb located east of

At 6:00 a.m. NST Thursday approaching trough located on a line
north-south over Quebec.

At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Labrador Coast.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Thursday departing ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over the East Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:30 PM NST 30 November 2022 A low pressure system located east of Greenland is departing and
weakeaning. Gale force northwesterlies over East Labrador Sea will
diminish on Thursday.

A trough of low pressure will approach from the west on Thursday.
Strong to gale force south to southeasterlies will spread across all
waters on Thursday ahead of the trough.

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 Northwest Labrador Sea and East Labrador Sea.

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