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Northwest Labrador Sea


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NST 08 December 2023

Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots becoming northwest 25 near noon Saturday then diminishing to variable 10 to 15 Saturday evening.

Temperatures minus 2 to plus 3.


Issued 06:00 PM NST 08 December 2023
Tonight and Saturday. Seas 3 to 5 metres except 6 to 8 over southern sections early this evening and 2 to 3 over northern sections Saturday afternoon and evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 08 December 2023
Sunday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots increasing to south 25 in the morning and to south 35 late in the day.
Monday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots.
Tuesday Wind north 35 to 45 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 8 December 2023 Today Tonight and Saturday Bergy water. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EST 8 December 2023 Today Tonight and Saturday

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 8 December 2023

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 9 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5240N 5548W to 5345N 5345W to 5600N 5345W to 5830N 5630W to
6050N 5630W to 5850N 4540W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 9:30 PM NST 08 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 9:30 PM NST 8 December 2023 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight quasi-stationary low 947 mb located east
of Belle Isle Bank.

At 4:00 a.m. NST Saturday approaching ridge located from Ungava
Bay to New England.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:24 PM NST 8 December 2023 A low pressure system east of Belle Isle Bank will remain nearly
stationary throughout the forecast period. Strong to gale force
northeast to northwesterlies will persist tonight and diminish
Saturday as a ridge begins to move in from the west.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except East Labrador Sea - northwestern half.

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