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Northwest Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 30 November 2022

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots becoming northwest 35 near noon then diminishing to northwest 25 this evening. Wind diminishing to southeast 15 to 20 late overnight then increasing to southeast 25 Thursday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 35 to 45 Thursday afternoon.

Flurries ending this evening. Snow Thursday.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending overnight.

Temperatures minus 10 to minus 2 rising to zero Thursday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 30 November 2022

Northwest Labrador Sea - northwestern half

Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this evening then building to 3 to 5 near noon Thursday.

Northwest Labrador Sea - southeastern half

Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 5 to 7 metres subsiding to 3 to 5 this afternoon and to 2 to 3 Thursday morning. Seas building to 3 to 5 Thursday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 30 November 2022
Friday Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots veering to southwest 35 to 45 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind west 25 to 35 knots diminishing to variable 15.
Sunday Wind south 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 29 November 2022 Today Tonight and Wednesday Bergy water except 5 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 29 November 2022 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 6048N 6250W to 6145N 6057W to 6434N 5750W
then northeastwards. Sea ice northwest of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 5 tenths grey ice including 1 tenth grey-white
ice in the extreme northwestern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 29 November 2022

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5205N 5542W to 5200N 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

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 04:00 AM NST 30 November 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 04:00 AM NST 30 November 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 30 November 2022 Today Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 a.m. NST today low 966 mb located east of the Marine
District.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Thursday low 969 mb located east of Greenland.

By 4:00 a.m. NST Thursday approaching trough located on a line
north-south over Quebec.

At 4:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line north-south over
western Labrador.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Thursday ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:54 AM NST 30 November 2022 A low pressure system located east of the marine district will track
to lie east of Greenland later today. Strong to gale force
northwesterlies over most waters to the west of this low will start
to diminish today as a ridge builds eastward across Labrador.

A trough of low pressure will approach from the west on Thursday.
Strong to gale force south to southeasterlies will spread across all
waters on Thursday ahead of the trough.

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 Lake Melville and South Labrador Sea.

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