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South Labrador Sea


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 01 December 2021

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind west 45 to 55 knots diminishing to west 25 to 35 late this afternoon then becoming southwest 25 near midnight. Wind diminishing to southwest 15 to 20 early Thursday morning.

Snow or rain changing to flurries near noon and ending near midnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Temperatures plus 4 falling to minus 1 this afternoon.


Issued 06:00 AM NST 01 December 2021
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 7 to 10 metres subsiding to 5 to 7 early this evening and to 3 to 5 after midnight. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 near noon Thursday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 01 December 2021
Friday Wind south 15 to 20 knots increasing to east 35 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind south 25 to 35 knots increasing to northwest 45 to 55.
Sunday Wind west 45 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 30 November 2021 Today Tonight and Wednesday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 30 November 2021 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5345N 5642W to 5354N
5652W to Labrador near 5356N 5708W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5413N 5815W to Labrador
near 5415N 5818W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5548N 6029W to 5718N
6100W to 5933N 6319W to Labrador near 5951N 6402W. Sea ice west of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 30 November 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Dec estimated from Newfoundland near
5106N 5543W to 5130N 5430W to 5500N 4930W to 5600N 4930W to 5745N
5715W to 6050N 6015W to 6205N 5355W to 5910N 4710W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Dec estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5128N 5651W to Newfoundland near 5120N 5639W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

South Labrador Sea

Issued 09:30 AM NST 01 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 AM NST 1 December 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 a.m. NST today low 962 mb located over the East Labrador
By 4:00 a.m. NST Thursday low 974 mb located north of the East
Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:12 AM NST 1 December 2021 A low pressure system over the East Labrador Sea will move north of
the marine district tonight. Gale to storm force southeasterlies
ahead of the low shift to west to northwesterlies behind it.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
South Labrador Sea, Northwest Labrador Sea - southeastern half, and
East Labrador Sea. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining
waters except Lake Melville.

Marine interests are also advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for Lake Melville.

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