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South Labrador Coast


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NST 29 November 2023

Tonight and Thursday.

Wind light increasing to northwest 30 knots near midnight then backing to southwest 30 Thursday morning. Wind diminishing to southwest 20 Thursday evening.

Snow ending Thursday morning.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning Thursday morning.

Temperatures plus 2 falling to minus 6 to minus 2 Thursday morning.


Issued 06:00 PM NST 29 November 2023
Tonight and Thursday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this evening then building to 3 to 5 Thursday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 29 November 2023
Friday Wind south 20 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 29 November 2023 Today Tonight and Thursday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 29 November 2023 Today Tonight and Thursday

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

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 29 November 2023

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Nov estimated from Newfoundland near
5133N 5531W to 5245N 4900W to 5430N 4900W to 5830N 5700W to 6025N
5305W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Nov estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5141N 5631W to Newfoundland near 5131N 5603W.

Iceberg Count

Less than 10 icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

South Labrador Coast

Issued 9:30 PM NST 29 November 2023

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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM NST 29 November 2023 Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight low 975 mb located near Hudson Strait.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Thursday departing low 977 mb located over
Baffin Island.

At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight low 984 mb located over Funk Island Bank.
By 9:30 p.m. NST Thursday departing low 972 mb located over
Baffin Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:07 PM NST 29 November 2023 An intense low pressure system over Funk Island Bank will track over
the Labrador Sea tonight to lie over the Northwest Labrador Sea by
Thursday afternoon. Storm to hurricane force east to 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 hurricane force wind warning is
in effect for East Labrador Sea, a storm warning is in effect for
Northwest Labrador Sea, and gale warnings are in effect for all
remaining waters except Lake Melville and South Labrador Coast.

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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