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North Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 09 December 2022

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 25 this evening and to northwest 35 to 45 late overnight. Wind northwest 35 to 45 Saturday.

Snow. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning overnight.

Temperatures minus 4 to zero falling to minus 8 to minus 4 overnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 09 December 2022
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 after midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 09 December 2022
Sunday Wind northeast 20 knots.
Monday Wind northeast 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind northeast 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 8 December 2022 Today Tonight and Friday Bergy water except 1 tenth new ice along parts of the coast. Consolidated grey ice in some bays. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 8 December 2022 Today Tonight and Friday

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 except 1 tenth new ice along parts of the coast.
Consolidated grey ice in some bays.

 

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

North Labrador Coast

Issued 04:00 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

North Labrador Coast

Issued 04:00 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 4:00 AM NST 9 December 2022 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. NST today quasi-stationary trough located on a line
north-south over the Northwest Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 a.m. NST today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Belle Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:56 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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