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Northwest Labrador Sea - southeastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NST 08 December 2022

Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 35 knots tonight and Friday.

Snow or rain. Visibility as low as 1 mile in precipitation.

Temperatures near zero.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 08 December 2022
Tonight and Friday. Seas 3 to 4 metres except 2 to 3 over northwestern sections.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 08 December 2022
Saturday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Sunday Wind northeast 15 to 20 knots.
Monday Wind northeast 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 8 December 2022 Today Tonight and Friday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EST 8 December 2022 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 6002N 6213W to 6026N 6117W to 6143N 6159W to
6348N 5756W then northeastwards. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 8 December 2022

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 9 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5300N 5553W to 5300N 5400W to 5400N 5300W to 5815N 5515W to
6000N 5300W to 5800N 4620W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea - southeastern half

Issued 9:30 PM NST 08 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM NST 8 December 2022 Tonight and Friday At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight quasi-stationary trough located on a line
north-south over Labrador.

At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Belle Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:18 PM NST 8 December 2022 A trough of low pressure will remain nearly stationary over Central
Labrador through the forecast period while a ridge of high pressure
sits southeast of the marine district. Strong to gale force
southeasterlies will persist between these two features.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Northwest Labrador Sea - southeastern half and East Labrador Sea.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Mid Labrador Coast, North Labrador Coast, and Northwest
Labrador Sea - northwestern half.

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