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East Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 29 November 2022

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind variable 20 knots except northwest 35 to 45 over northwestern sections. Wind becoming northwest 35 to 45 this evening. Wind northwest 35 to 45 Wednesday.

Flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray over northern sections Wednesday.

Temperatures minus 2 to plus 2 falling to minus 8 to zero Wednesday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 29 November 2022
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 this afternoon except 4 to 6 over western sections. Seas building to 6 to 8 Wednesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 29 November 2022
Thursday Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 in the afternoon then increasing to southeast 25 to 35 late in the day.
Friday Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots.
Saturday Wind west 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 29 November 2022 Today Tonight and Wednesday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 29 November 2022 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5227N 5538W to 5328N
5534W 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 6007N 6336W to 6022N 6236W to 6048N 6250W
then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 29 November 2022

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5205N 5542W to 5200N 5315W to 5430N 5345W 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

East Labrador Sea

Issued 09:30 AM NST 29 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

East Labrador Sea

Issued 09:30 AM NST 29 November 2022

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 AM NST 29 November 2022 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 a.m. NST today low 982 mb located over the northeastern
East Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Wednesday low 966 mb located southeast of
Greenland.

At 9:30 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line north-south over
Quebec.
By 9:30 a.m. NST Wednesday ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over western Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:27 AM NST 29 November 2022 A low pressure system located over the Northeastern East Labrador Sea
will track southeastward to lie southeast of Greenland tonight.
Gale force northwesterlies will spread to most waters to the west of
this low. Winds will start to diminish on Wednesday as a ridge builds
eastward across Labrador.

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 all waters except South Labrador Sea.

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