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Northwest Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 01 December 2022

Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots diminishing to southeast 25 late overnight then becoming west 25 Friday morning. Wind increasing to west 35 Friday afternoon.

Snow becoming rain or snow this evening then flurries Friday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray over western sections Friday afternoon and evening.

Temperatures zero falling to minus 4 to minus 1 Friday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 01 December 2022
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 near noon and to 5 to 7 this evening. Seas subsiding to 3 to 5 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 01 December 2022
Saturday Wind west 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southwest 15 in the morning then increasing to southeast 35 late in the day.
Sunday Wind south 25 to 35 knots backing to southeast 35 to 45.
Monday Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots diminishing to northwest 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 1 December 2022 Today Tonight and Friday Bergy water except 4 tenths grey ice including 1 tenth grey-white ice in the extreme northwestern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EST 1 December 2022 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 6022N 6229W to 6152N 6114W to 6404N 5754W
then northeastwards. Sea ice northwest of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 4 tenths grey ice including 1 tenth grey-white
ice in the extreme northwestern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 1 December 2022

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 2 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5149N 5612W to 5130N 5500W to 5130N 5330W to 5230N 5300W to
5400N 5315W 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

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 4:00 PM 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

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 4:00 PM 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 PM NST 1 December 2022 Tonight and Friday At 4:00 p.m. NST today trough located on a line north-south over
western Labrador.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Friday departing trough located east of the
Marine District.

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

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:45 PM NST 1 December 2022 A trough of low pressure over Western Labrador will 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 gale force 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, South Labrador
Sea, and East Labrador Sea.

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