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Northwest Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 02 December 2022

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots becoming west 25 this morning then increasing to west 35 this afternoon. Wind diminishing to west 25 Saturday morning then backing to south 25 Saturday afternoon. Wind increasing to south 35 Saturday evening.

Snow or rain changing to flurries this morning and ending overnight. Snow Saturday late in the day. Visibility as low as 1 mile in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray over western sections tonight and Saturday morning.

Temperatures plus 2 falling to minus 4 to minus 1 this afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 01 December 2022
Tonight and Friday. Seas 3 to 5 metres building to 5 to 7 this evening then subsiding to 3 to 5 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 02 December 2022
Sunday Wind south 25 to 35 knots backing to southeast 35 to 45 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots.
Tuesday Wind south 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 1 December 2022 Today Tonight and Friday Bergy water except 4 tenths grey ice including 1 tenth grey-white ice in the extreme northwestern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EST 1 December 2022 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 6022N 6229W to 6152N 6114W to 6404N 5754W
then northeastwards. Sea ice northwest of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 4 tenths grey ice including 1 tenth grey-white
ice in the extreme northwestern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 1 December 2022

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 2 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5149N 5612W to 5130N 5500W to 5130N 5330W to 5230N 5300W to
5400N 5315W to 5815N 5630W to 6000N 5310W to 5825N 4700W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 04:00 AM NST 02 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

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 04:00 AM NST 02 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 2 December 2022 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. NST today trough located on a line north-south over
Labrador Coast.
By 4:00 p.m. NST today departing trough located east of the Marine
District.

At 9:30 a.m. NST today trough located over Ungava Bay.
By 9:30 p.m. NST tonight trough located over the East Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 a.m. NST Saturday approaching trough located over Ontario.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:51 AM NST 2 December 2022 A series of troughs will cross the marine district today. Gale force
south to southeasterlies ahead of the first trough will shift to
strong to gale force west to southwesterlies in its wake. These west
to southwesterlies will continue into tonight as the next trough
crosses the area, then diminish behind it.

Another trough will approach from the west on Saturday. Strong to
gale force southerlies will spread across the marine district ahead
of this trough.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except South Labrador Sea and East Labrador
Sea.

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