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South Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NST 05 December 2021

Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 25 to 35 knots diminishing to west 20 Monday evening.

Flurries. Visibility as low as 1 mile in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray over western sections tonight and Monday.

Temperatures minus 6 to minus 2.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 05 December 2021
Tonight and Monday. Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 05 December 2021
Tuesday Wind southeast 45 to 55 knots veering to southwest 45 to 55 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind west 55 to 65 knots diminishing to northwest 45 to 55.
Thursday Wind northwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 5 December 2021 Today Tonight and Monday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 5 December 2021 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5345N 5642W to 5414N
5714W to Labrador near 5422N 5749W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5452N 5812W to 5611N
6031W to 5718N 6100W to 5954N 6343W to Labrador near 6014N 6422W.
Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 5 December 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 6 Dec estimated from Newfoundland near
5106N 5546W to 5130N 5430W to 5400N 4945W to 5530N 4930W to 5745N
5715W to 6100N 5940W to 6205N 5355W to 5910N 4710W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 6 Dec estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5128N 5651W to Newfoundland near 5120N 5639W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

South Labrador Sea

Issued 9:30 PM NST 05 December 2021

'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

South Labrador Sea

Issued 9:30 PM NST 05 December 2021

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 PM NST 5 December 2021 Tonight and Monday At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight weakening low 963 mb located over Davis
Strait.
By 9:30 p.m. NST Monday weakening low 982 mb located over northern
Davis Strait.

At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over southern Quebec.
By 9:30 p.m. NST Monday ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Labrador Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:36 PM NST 5 December 2021 An intense low pressure system over the Davis Strait will continue
northwards tonight and Monday while gradually weakening. Gale to
storm force westerlies will diminish to strong to gale force tonight
as the low moves away.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Northwest Labrador Sea. 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 all waters except East Labrador Sea.

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