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Mid Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 04 December 2023

Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots except northwest 25 over northern sections late this afternoon. Wind becoming northwest 15 to 20 late overnight except northeast 30 over northern sections Tuesday late in the day.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Risk of freezing spray late overnight and Tuesday.

Temperatures minus 6 to minus 2 rising to zero Tuesday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 04 December 2023
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this afternoon except 3 to 4 over northern sections tonight and Tuesday morning. Seas building to 3 to 5 Tuesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 04 December 2023
Wednesday Wind northeast 20 knots backing to northwest 25 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind northwest 35 knots.
Friday Wind north 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 4 December 2023 Today Tonight and Tuesday Bergy water except 2 tenths new ice along parts of the coast. Consolidated grey ice in a few bays. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 4 December 2023 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5213N 5538W to 5348N 5518W to
5559N 5947W to 6031N 6404W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 2 tenths new ice along parts of the coast.
Consolidated grey ice in a few bays.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 4 December 2023

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 5 Dec estimated from Newfoundland near
5133N 5531W to 5200N 5000W to 5430N 4915W to 5830N 5630W to 6025N
5305W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 5 Dec estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5141N 5631W to Newfoundland near 5131N 5603W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (Ended)

Freezing spray warning ended

Mid Labrador Coast

Issued 4:00 PM NST 04 December 2023
Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM NST 4 December 2023 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. NST today intensifying trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over the Northwest Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 a.m. NST Tuesday trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over the South Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 p.m. NST today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
east-west over Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:59 PM NST 4 December 2023 A trough of low pressure located over the Northwest Labrador Sea will
slowly drift southward to lie over the South Labrador Sea Tuesday
morning. Strong to gale force northwesterlies will develop west of
the trough with strong to gale force easterlies expected east of it.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
North Labrador Coast and the Labrador Sea.

Marine interests are also advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for the North Labrador Coast.

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