North Labrador Coast
Issued 09:30 AM NST 05 December 2023
Today Tonight and Wednesday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind east 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northeast 15 to 20 this afternoon then backing to north 25 late overnight. Wind increasing to northwest 35 near noon Wednesday.
Snow changing to flurries this evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.
Temperatures near zero.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 5 December 2023 Today Tonight and Wednesday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Labrador near 5213N 5538W to 5348N 5518W to
5559N 5947W to 6031N 6404W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice
Bergy water except 2 tenths new ice along parts of the coast.
Consolidated grey ice in a few bays.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 1:30 PM EST 5 December 2023
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 6 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5240N 5548W to 5315N 5415W to 5700N 5415W to 5830N 5630W to
6050N 5630W then eastwards.
Iceberg CountUnknown number of icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
North Labrador CoastIssued 09:30 AM NST 05 December 2023
'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 SynopsisIssued 9:30 AM NST 5 December 2023 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 a.m. NST today intensifying trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over the South Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Wednesday trough located on a line east-west over
Belle Isle Bank.
At 9:30 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line east-west over
By 4:00 p.m. NST today dissipating ridge located over Labrador.
At 4:00 a.m. NST Wednesday approaching low 967 mb located east of
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:20 AM NST 5 December 2023 A trough of low pressure located over the South Labrador Sea will
slowly drift southward to lie over Belle Isle Bank by Wednesday
morning. Strong to gale force easterlies are expected north of the
A low pressure system is expected to approach the marine district
from the east on Wednesday. Strong to gale force northwesterlies are
expected over most waters west of the low late on Wednesday.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for Mid
Labrador Coast, North Labrador Coast, South Labrador Sea, and East
Hudson - Hudson Bay Area
- Arviat - eastern half
- Arviat - western half
- Belcher - northern half
- Belcher - southern half
- Central - eastern half
- Central - western half
- Churchill - eastern half
- Churchill - western half
- Coats - northern half
- Coats - southern half
- East Foxe
- Frobisher Bay
- James Bay
- Lake Winnipegosis
- Lake Winnipeg - north basin
- Northwest Labrador Sea
- North Labrador Coast
- Nottingham - eastern half
- Nottingham - western half
- Puvirnituq - northern half
- Puvirnituq - southern half
- Rankin - northern half
- Rankin - southern half
- Resolution - eastern half
- Resolution - western half
- Roes Welcome - northern half
- Roes Welcome - southern half
- South Hudson - eastern half
- South Hudson - western half
- South-central Hudson - eastern half
- South-central Hudson - western half
- West Brevoort - southern half
- West Foxe
- York - eastern half
- York - western half
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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