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East Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 01 December 2022

Today Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to variable 15 to 20 this morning then increasing to southeast 25 to 35 this evening. Wind increasing to southeast 35 to 45 late overnight then veering to southwest 25 to 35 Friday afternoon.

Snow or rain beginning this evening becoming rain overnight then flurries Friday afternoon.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray over northern sections this morning.

Temperatures minus 6 to minus 1 rising to plus 5 Friday morning then falling to zero Friday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 01 December 2022
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 5 to 7 metres subsiding to 3 to 5 this morning and to 3 early this evening. Seas building to 3 to 5 late overnight and to 5 to 7 Friday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 01 December 2022
Saturday Wind west 25 knots diminishing to southwest 15 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind southeast 35 knots.
Monday Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:02 AM EST 30 November 2022 Today Tonight and Thursday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:02 AM EST 30 November 2022 Today Tonight and Thursday

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 5455N 5801W to 5556N
6014W to 5745N 6115W to 6006N 6351W to 6033N 6238W then
northeastward. Sea ice west then north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 30 November 2022

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5149N 5612W to 5145N 5400W to 5230N 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 04:00 AM NST 01 December 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 04:00 AM NST 01 December 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 4:00 AM NST 1 December 2022 Today Tonight and Friday At 4:00 a.m. NST today trough located on a line north-south
over Quebec.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Friday trough located off Labrador Coast.

At 4:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 p.m. NST today departing ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over the East Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 5:57 AM NST 1 December 2022 A trough of low pressure will approach from the west today and move
northeastward crossing all Labrador waters on Friday. Gale force
south to southeasterlies will spread across all waters ahead of the
trough then shift to strong to westerlies to southwesterlies in its
wake.

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

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except South Labrador Coast and South Labrador
Sea.

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