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Northwest Labrador Sea


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 07 December 2023

Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind north 35 knots except north 25 over northern sections. Wind diminishing to northwest 25 Friday afternoon.

Rain or snow changing to flurries or showers Friday afternoon. Visibility as low as 1 mile in precipitation.


Issued 06:00 AM NST 07 December 2023
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 3 to 5 metres except 6 to 8 over southern sections tonight and Friday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 07 December 2023
Saturday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 late in the day.
Sunday Wind south 25 knots increasing to south 35.
Monday Wind southwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 7 December 2023 Today Tonight and Friday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EST 7 December 2023 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 6131N 6330W to 6302N 6048W to 6522N 5744W
then northward. Sea ice northwest of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 7 December 2023

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 8 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5240N 5548W to 5315N 5400W to 5630N 5400W to 5830N 5630W to
6050N 5630W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 4:00 PM NST 07 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 4:00 PM NST 7 December 2023 Tonight and Friday At 4:00 p.m. NST today low 975 mb located southeast of Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 a.m. NST Friday merging low 938 mb located east of Belle
Isle Bank.

At 4:00 p.m. NST today deepening low 961 mb located east of the
Grand Banks.
By 9:30 a.m. NST Friday merging low 938 mb located east of Belle
Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:58 PM NST 7 December 2023 A low pressure system southeast of the Labrador Sea will move
southwest over Belle Isle Bank this evening. At the same time, a
second low pressure system east of the Grand Banks will track quickly
northeastward and rapidly deepen. The two systems will merge together
Friday morning and remain quasi-stationary southeast of the marine
district. Gale to storm force northeast to northwesterly winds will
diminish to strong to gale force on Friday as the lows merge.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Mid Labrador Coast and East Labrador Sea - southeastern half.
Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters except East
Labrador Sea - northwestern half.

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