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Northwest Labrador Sea - northwestern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 05 February 2023

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 25 to 35 knots today tonight and Monday.

Risk of freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 28 to minus 20.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 05 February 2023
Today Tonight and Monday. Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 05 February 2023
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to variable 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind northeast 25 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 5 February 2023 Today Tonight and Monday 8 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EST 5 February 2023 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 5803N 5746W to 6000N 5847W to 6120N 5739W
then northeastwards. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

8 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 4 February 2023

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 5 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
5025N 5635W to 4905N 4815W to 5045N 4720W to 5830N 5550W to 6005N
5015W to 5740N 4610W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 5 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5110N 5845W to Newfoundland near 5022N 5725W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea - northwestern half

Issued 09:30 AM NST 05 February 2023

'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 AM NST 5 February 2023 Today Tonight and Monday At 9:30 a.m. NST today low 962 mb located east of the Marine
District.
By 4:00 p.m. NST today departing low 976 mb located south of
Greenland.

By 4:00 p.m. NST today quasi-stationary trough located over
southern Greenland.

By 4:00 p.m. NST Monday building ridge located over western
Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:08 AM NST 5 February 2023 A deep low pressure system just east of the marine district will
continue to move away today. Generally strong to gale force
northwesterlies are forecast today in its wake.

A trough of low pressure will stall over Southern Greenland later
today as a ridge of high pressure builds in from the west to lie over
Labrador. The interaction of these two features will cause strong to
gale force westerlies to persist over the marine district tonight and
Monday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Lake Melville.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the South Labrador Sea, Northwest Labrador Sea -
southeastern half and East Labrador Sea.

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