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East Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NST 30 November 2023

Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots becoming south 25 late overnight then backing to southeast 15 to 20 Friday evening.

Flurries.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 30 November 2023
Tonight and Friday. Seas 10 to 13 metres subsiding to 7 to 10 this evening and to 5 to 7 late overnight. Seas subsiding to 3 to 4 Friday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 30 November 2023
Saturday Wind southeast 20 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35 late in the day.
Sunday Wind east 25 to 35 knots.
Monday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 30 November 2023 Today Tonight and Friday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 30 November 2023 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5213N 5538W to 5348N 5518W to
5559N 5947W to 6031N 6404W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 30 November 2023

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Dec estimated from Newfoundland near
5133N 5531W to 5245N 4900W to 5430N 4900W to 5830N 5630W to 6025N
5305W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Dec estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5141N 5631W to Newfoundland near 5131N 5603W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

East Labrador Sea

Issued 9:30 PM NST 30 November 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM NST 30 November 2023 Tonight and Friday At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight low 978 mb located over Baffin Island.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Friday departing low 981 mb located over Baffin
Island.

At 4:00 a.m. NST Friday approaching low located over Quebec.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:23 PM NST 30 November 2023 An intense low pressure system over the Northwest Labrador Sea will
track northward to lie over Baffin Island by this evening. Storm to
hurricane force southeasterlies are expected east of the low, while
gale to storm force northwesterlies are expected west of the low.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Northwest Labrador Sea. A gale warning is also in effect for East
Labrador Sea.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Lake Melville, the Labrador coast, and South Labrador Sea.

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