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Northwest Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 06 October 2022

Today Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 15 knots increasing to west 25 near midnight and to west 35 Friday morning. Wind diminishing to northwest 25 Friday evening.

Periods of snow or rain this afternoon tonight and Friday. Visibility as low as 1 mile in precipitation.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 06 October 2022

Northwest Labrador Sea - northwestern half

Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this evening and to 3 to 4 late overnight. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 Friday evening.

Northwest Labrador Sea - southeastern half

Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this evening and to 3 to 4 Friday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 06 October 2022
Saturday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to variable 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind north 25 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 5 October 2022 Today Tonight and Thursday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 5 October 2022 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 7241N 8023W to
Bylot Island near 7245N 7935W. Sea ice northwest of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Bylot Island near 7256N 7603W to
7320N 7345W to near 7450N 7258W then eastwards. Sea ice west of the
ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EDT 5 October 2022

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 6 Oct estimated from Newfoundland near
4952N 5540W to 5000N 4715W to 5200N 4715W to 5600N 5100W to 5845N
5545W to 6035N 5145W to 5840N 4500W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 6 Oct estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5139N 5638W to Newfoundland near 5126N 5618W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 06 October 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM NDT 6 October 2022 Today Tonight and Friday At 4:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located over Labrador Coast.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT today departing ridge located over the East
Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 a.m. NDT today low 1002 mb located over Quebec.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Friday departing high 998 mb located over the
East Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:37 AM NDT 6 October 2022 A low pressure system over Quebec will move quickly eastward today
and cross the Labrador Sea overnight. Strong to gale force
northwesterly winds are forecast behind the low on Friday.

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

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