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East Labrador Sea

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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NST 02 December 2021

Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35 near noon Friday and to southeast 45 Friday evening.

Flurries changing to snow or rain Friday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 02 December 2021
Tonight and Friday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 Friday morning then building to 2 to 3 Friday afternoon except 3 to 5 over southern sections.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 02 December 2021
Saturday Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots becoming west 35 to 45 late in the day.
Sunday Wind west 45 knots.
Monday Wind west 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 2 December 2021 Today Tonight and Friday Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 2 December 2021 Today Tonight and Friday

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 5519N 5950W to 5718N
6100W to 5954N 6343W to Labrador near 6011N 6422W. Sea ice west of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 2 December 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 3 Dec estimated from Newfoundland near
5106N 5543W to 5130N 5430W to 5445N 5000W to 5530N 5000W to 5745N
5715W to 6050N 6000W to 6205N 5355W to 5910N 4710W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 3 Dec estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5128N 5651W to Newfoundland near 5120N 5639W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

East Labrador Sea

Issued 9:30 PM NST 02 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM NST 2 December 2021 Tonight and Friday At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight low 990 mb located over central Quebec.
By 9:30 p.m. NST Friday deepening low 970 mb located over the
northeastern Gulf of St. Lawrence.

At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight ridge located over Labrador Coast.
By 9:30 a.m. NST Friday departing ridge located east of Labrador
Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:16 PM NST 2 December 2021 A low pressure system over Central Quebec will move across the Gaspé
Peninsula tonight and into Southeastern Labrador by Friday evening.
Strong to gale force southeasterly winds will develop Friday over
most waters. Winds will shift to strong to gale force northwesterlies
in the low's wake beginning Friday evening.

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

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