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East Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 06 December 2021

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind west 25 to 35 knots diminishing to west 20 late overnight and to variable 10 to 15 Tuesday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 25 to 35 near noon Tuesday and to east 45 to 55 Tuesday afternoon.

Flurries ending Tuesday morning. Snow Tuesday afternoon and evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures minus 3 rising to plus 2 Tuesday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 05 December 2021
Tonight and Monday. Seas 6 to 8 metres subsiding to 3 to 5 near noon Monday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 06 December 2021
Wednesday Wind east 45 to 55 knots increasing to southwest 55 to 65 in the morning then diminishing to west 45 to 55 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind west 35 to 45 knots diminishing to west 20.
Friday Wind northwest 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 5 December 2021 Today Tonight and Monday Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 5 December 2021 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5345N 5642W to 5414N
5714W to Labrador near 5422N 5749W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5452N 5812W to 5611N
6031W to 5718N 6100W to 5954N 6343W to Labrador near 6014N 6422W.
Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 5 December 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 6 Dec estimated from Newfoundland near
5106N 5546W to 5130N 5430W to 5400N 4945W to 5530N 4930W to 5745N
5715W to 6100N 5940W to 6205N 5355W to 5910N 4710W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 6 Dec estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5128N 5651W to Newfoundland near 5120N 5639W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

East Labrador Sea

Issued 04:00 AM NST 06 December 2021

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are 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 6 December 2021 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. NST today weakening low 970 mb located over Davis
Strait.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Tuesday weakening low 988 mb located over northern
Davis Strait.

At 4:00 a.m. NST today deepening low 996 mb located near the
Great Lakes.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Tuesday deepening low 980 mb located over northern
Quebec.

At 4:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over northern Quebec.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Tuesday ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:38 AM NST 6 December 2021 A weakening low pressure system over the Davis Strait will continue
northwards throughout the forecast period. Strong to gale force
westerlies will diminish today and tonight as the low moves away.

Meanwhile, a very intense low pressure system will move across
Labrador on Tuesday and into the Labrador Sea Tuesday night. Gale to
storm force southeast to northeasterly winds will develop over all
waters overnight tonight and Tuesday morning ahead of this system.
Winds will shift to gale to storm force southwesterly winds in its
wake on Tuesday afternoon and evening.

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

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

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