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Northwest Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 03 December 2022

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 20 this morning then backing to south 25 this afternoon. Wind increasing to south 35 early this evening then backing to southeast 35 to 45 Sunday afternoon.

Snow beginning this afternoon becoming rain or snow Sunday morning. Visibility as low as 1 mile in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray over western sections this morning.

Temperatures minus 5 to minus 1 rising to plus 2 overnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 02 December 2022
Tonight and Saturday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 near noon Saturday then building to 3 to 5 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 03 December 2022
Monday Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots diminishing to variable 15 to 20 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind south 25 to 35 knots.
Wednesday Wind south 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 2 December 2022 Today Tonight and Saturday Bergy water except 4 tenths grey-white ice in the extreme northwestern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EST 2 December 2022 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 6022N 6229W to 6401N 5754W then
northeastwards. Sea ice northwest of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

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

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 2 December 2022

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 3 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5149N 5612W to 5130N 5500W to 5130N 5315W to 5230N 5245W to
5400N 5315W to 5815N 5545W to 6000N 5310W to 5745N 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 03 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 04:00 AM NST 03 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 AM NST 3 December 2022 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. NST today trough located over the East Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 a.m. NST today departing trough located east of Labrador
Sea.

At 4:00 a.m. NST today trough located over Ontario.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Sunday trough located west of Labrador.

At 4:00 a.m. NST today ridge located over central Labrador.
By 4:00 p.m. NST today departing ridge located over the East
Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:07 AM NST 3 December 2022 A trough of low pressure over the East Labrador Sea will depart to
the east this morning. Strong to gale force westerlies will diminish
this morning as the trough departs.

Another trough will approach from the west to lie over Western
Labrador overnight tonight. Strong to gale force south to
southeasterlies will spread across all waters this afternoon and
tonight as the trough approaches.

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 North Labrador Coast and Northwest Labrador Sea.

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