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North Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 08 December 2022

Tonight and Friday.

Wind south 20 knots except north 25 over northern sections. Wind becoming northwest 25 early this evening then diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 late overnight. Wind increasing to northwest 25 Friday evening.

Snow. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray over northern sections late this afternoon and tonight. Freezing spray over northern sections Friday evening.

Temperatures minus 5 to zero.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 08 December 2022
Tonight and Friday. Seas 2 to 3 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 08 December 2022
Saturday Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northeast 15 to 20.
Monday Wind northeast 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 8 December 2022 Today Tonight and Friday Bergy water except 1 tenth new ice along parts of the coast. Consolidated grey ice in some bays. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 8 December 2022 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5227N 5538W to 5330N 5538W to
5437N 5709W to 5602N 6013W to 6000N 6328W to 6002N 6213W then
northeastward. Sea ice west then north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 1 tenth new ice along parts of the coast.
Consolidated grey ice in some bays.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 8 December 2022

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 9 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5300N 5553W to 5300N 5400W to 5400N 5300W to 5815N 5515W to
6000N 5300W to 5800N 4620W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

North Labrador Coast

Issued 4:00 PM NST 08 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 PM NST 8 December 2022 Tonight and Friday At 4:00 p.m. NST today quasi-stationary trough located over
central Labrador.

At 4:00 p.m. NST today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Belle Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:49 PM NST 8 December 2022 A trough of low pressure will sit nearly stationary over Central
Labrador through the forecast period while a ridge of high pressure
sits southeast of the marine district. Strong to gale force
southeasterlies will persist between these two features.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for
East Labrador Sea.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Mid Labrador Coast, North Labrador Coast, and Northwest
Labrador Sea - northwestern half.

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