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North Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 30 November 2022

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 this afternoon and to light this evening. Wind increasing to southeast 25 late overnight and to southeast 35 Thursday morning.

Snow overnight and Thursday. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending this afternoon.

Temperatures minus 7 to minus 3 rising to zero near noon Thursday.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 30 November 2022
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this evening then building to 3 to 5 near noon Thursday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 30 November 2022
Friday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots increasing to southwest 35 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind west 25 to 35 knots diminishing to variable 15.
Sunday Wind south 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 29 November 2022 Today Tonight and Wednesday Bergy water except 2 tenths new ice along parts of the coast. Consolidated grey ice along parts of the coast. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 29 November 2022 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5227N 5538W to 5328N
5534W to 5344N 5621W to Labrador near 5430N 5725W. Sea ice west of
the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5453N 5813W to 5552N
6011W to 5751N 6131W to 6007N 6336W to 6022N 6236W to 6048N 6250W
then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 2 tenths new ice along parts of the coast.
Consolidated grey ice along parts of the coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 29 November 2022

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5205N 5542W to 5200N 5315W to 5430N 5345W 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

North Labrador Coast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 30 November 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

North Labrador Coast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 30 November 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 9:30 AM NST 30 November 2022 Today Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 a.m. NST today low 965 mb located southeast of the Marine
District.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Thursday low 969 mb located east of Greenland.

By 4:00 a.m. NST Thursday approaching trough located on a line
north-south over Quebec.

At 9:30 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line north-south over
western Labrador.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Thursday ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:27 AM NST 30 November 2022 A low pressure system located southeast of the marine district will
track to lie east of Greenland later today. Strong to gale force
northwesterlies over most waters to the west of this low will start
to diminish today as a ridge builds eastward across Labrador.

A trough of low pressure will approach from the west on Thursday.
Strong to gale force south to southeasterlies will spread across all
waters on Thursday ahead of the 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 Lake Melville and South Labrador Sea.

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