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Mid Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 08 December 2023

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots except northwest 45 to 55 over northern sections this morning. Wind becoming northwest 35 this evening then diminishing to northwest 25 Saturday morning. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 Saturday evening.

Snow or rain ending overnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Temperatures plus 1 falling to minus 5 to zero Saturday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 08 December 2023
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 6 to 8 metres except 4 to 6 over northern sections overnight and Saturday. Seas subsiding to 4 to 6 Saturday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 08 December 2023
Sunday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to south 25 late in the day.
Monday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to west 15 to 20.
Tuesday Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 7 December 2023 Today Tonight and Friday Bergy water except 2 tenths new ice along parts of the coast. Consolidated grey ice in a few bays. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Banquereau - 44139 East Chedabucto Bay – 44488 West Chedabucto Bay – 44489 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport Miscou Island Eskasoni (First Nations) Grand Étang Ingonish Beach North Mountain St.Paul Island J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Argentia Berry Hill Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Sagona Island St. Anthony Airport St. John's Int'l Airport St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Twillingate Winterland Branch Hill Wreckhouse Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 7 December 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 except 2 tenths new ice along parts of the coast.
Consolidated grey ice in a few bays.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 7 December 2023

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 8 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5240N 5548W to 5315N 5400W to 5630N 5400W to 5830N 5630W to
6050N 5630W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Mid Labrador Coast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 08 December 2023

'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 8 December 2023 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. NST today merging low 970 mb located over Belle
Isle Bank.
At 4:00 a.m. NST today merging low 940 mb located east of Belle
Isle Bank.
By 9:30 a.m. NST today quasi-stationary low 938 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 3:47 AM NST 8 December 2023 A low pressure system over Belle Isle Bank will merge with a deep low
east of the Belle Isle Bank. The resulting low will remain
quasi-stationary southeast of the marine district throughout the
forecast period. Gale to storm force northeast to northwesterly winds
will diminish to strong to gale force this afternoon. Winds over most
waters will diminish further on Saturday as a ridge begins to build
in from the west.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Mid Labrador Coast. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining
waters except East Labrador Sea - northwestern half.

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