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Northwest Labrador Sea


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NST 09 December 2023

Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to south 15 to 20 late overnight and to south 25 Sunday morning. Wind increasing to south 35 Sunday evening.

Flurries Sunday afternoon and evening changing to snow or rain.


Issued 06:00 PM NST 09 December 2023

Northwest Labrador Sea - northern half

Tonight and Sunday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 early Sunday morning then building to 2 to 3 Sunday afternoon.

Northwest Labrador Sea - southern half

Tonight and Sunday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 Sunday morning then building to 3 to 4 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 09 December 2023
Monday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind north 25 to 35 knots increasing to north 35 to 45.
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 9 December 2023 Today Tonight and Sunday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EST 9 December 2023 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 6131N 6330W to 6258N 6040W to 6518N 5744W
then northward. Sea ice northwest of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 9 December 2023

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 10 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5240N 5548W to 5345N 5315W to 5600N 5315W to 5830N 5630W to
6050N 5630W to 5850N 4540W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 9:30 PM NST 09 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 Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM NST 9 December 2023 Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight departing low 967 mb located southeast
of the Marine District.

At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight low 994 mb located over northern Ontario.
By 9:30 p.m. NST Sunday low 989 mb located near Ungava Bay.

At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight ridge located over the Mid Labrador Coast.
By 9:30 p.m. NST Sunday departing ridge located east of the Marine

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:21 PM NST 9 December 2023 A low pressure system over Northern Ontario will track northeast to
lie near Ungava Bay Sunday evening. Strong to gale force south to
southwesterlies are expected to develop ahead of the system on

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
Labrador Sea.

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