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Northwest Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 05 December 2021

Tonight and Monday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind west 45 to 55 knots diminishing to west 25 to 35 Monday morning.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray.

Temperatures near minus 5.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 05 December 2021
Tonight and Monday. Seas 6 to 8 metres subsiding to 3 to 5 near noon Monday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 05 December 2021
Tuesday Wind variable 15 knots increasing to east 45 to 55 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind north 45 to 55 knots diminishing to northwest 35 to 45.
Thursday Wind northwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 5 December 2021 Today Tonight and Monday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EST 5 December 2021 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 6201N 6602W to 6201N
6400W to 6447N 6246W to 6503N 5746W then northeastward. Sea ice
northwest of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 5 December 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 6 Dec estimated from Newfoundland near
5106N 5546W to 5130N 5430W to 5400N 4945W to 5530N 4930W to 5745N
5715W to 6100N 5940W to 6205N 5355W to 5910N 4710W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 6 Dec estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5128N 5651W to Newfoundland near 5120N 5639W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 4:00 PM NST 05 December 2021

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 4:00 PM NST 05 December 2021

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 5 December 2021 Tonight and Monday At 4:00 p.m. NST today low 957 mb located over Davis Strait.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Monday low 977 mb located over northern Davis
Strait.

At 4:00 a.m. NST Monday ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Quebec.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Monday ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:57 PM NST 5 December 2021 An intense low pressure system over the Davis Strait will continue
northwards tonight and Monday while gradually weakening. Gale to
storm force westerlies will diminish to strong to gale force as the
low moves away.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Northwest Labrador Sea. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining
waters except Lake Melville and South Labrador Coast.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except East Labrador Sea.

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