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South Labrador Sea - northwestern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 28 November 2022

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 35 to 45 near noon Tuesday.

Flurries this afternoon tonight and Tuesday.

Risk of freezing spray Tuesday evening.

Temperatures near minus 2.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 28 November 2022
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 near midnight and to 3 to 5 near noon Tuesday. Seas building to 5 to 7 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 28 November 2022
Wednesday Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots diminishing to northwest 25 to 35 late in the day.
Thursday Wind variable 15 knots increasing to southeast 35 to 45.
Friday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 November 2022 Today Tonight and Monday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 November 2022 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5316N 5546W to 5329N
5539W 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 6024N 6355W to 6036N 6346W then
northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 27 November 2022

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5213N 5540W to 5215N 5330W to 5430N 5400W 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

South Labrador Sea - northwestern half

Issued 04:00 AM NST 28 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM NST 28 November 2022 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. NST today intensifying low 987 mb located over the
southern East Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Tuesday low 980 mb located over the northern East
Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 a.m. NST Tuesday approaching ridge located over Quebec.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:57 AM NST 28 November 2022 A low pressure system located over East Labrador Sea will intensify
as it moves northward this afternoon before tracking southward back
over the Labrador Sea on Tuesday. Strong northwesterlies will develop
this morning south and west of the low and strengthen to gale force
northwesterlies beginning tonight.

As the low moves east of the marine district to lie near Greenland on
Tuesday evening, a ridge will approach from the west and gale force
northwesterlies are expected to spread across most waters between
these two features.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Lake Melville.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Lake Melville, Labrador coast, and Northwest Labrador Sea.

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