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Northwest Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 03 October 2022

Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind variable 15 to 20 knots increasing to southwest 25 this evening and to west 35 to 45 Tuesday morning.

Showers overnight and Tuesday.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 03 October 2022

Northwest Labrador Sea - northwestern half

Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 Tuesday morning and to 3 to 5 Tuesday afternoon.

Northwest Labrador Sea - southeastern half

Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 near noon Tuesday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 03 October 2022
Wednesday Wind west 25 to 35 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to northwest 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 3 October 2022 Today Tonight and Tuesday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 3 October 2022 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 7236N 8032W to
7227N 7915W to Bylot Island near 7247N 7900W. Sea ice northwest of
the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 7217N 7458W to
7228N 7406W to 7244N 7448W to Baffin Island near 7234N 7538W. Sea
ice west of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Bylot Island near 7256N 7603W to 7336N
7413W to 7406N 7528W to near 7456N 7305W then eastwards. Sea ice
west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EDT 3 October 2022

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 4 Oct estimated from Newfoundland near
5007N 5609W to 5005N 4745W to 5200N 4745W to 5600N 5100W to 5845N
5545W to 6010N 5210W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 4 Oct estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5139N 5638W to Newfoundland near 5126N 5618W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 4:00 PM NDT 03 October 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 4:00 PM NDT 3 October 2022 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. NDT today trough located over the coast of Greenland.
By 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight departing trough located south of
Greenland.

At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight trough located over northern Quebec.
By 9:30 p.m. NDT Tuesday quasi-stationary trough located over the
coast of Greenland.

At 4:00 p.m. NDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
the Northwest Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 a.m. NDT Tuesday departing ridge located east of the East
Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:57 PM NDT 3 October 2022 A trough of low pressure over the coast of Greenland will depart to
the southeast tonight as a ridge of high pressure over the Northwest
Labrador Sea follows behind it. Strong to gale force northwesterlies
in the wake of the trough will diminish to moderate west to
southwesterly winds under the ridge.

On Tuesday, a second trough of low pressure will approach from the
north and swing southeastwards across the district. Strong to gale
force southwest to northwesterlies will develop across most waters in
the wake of the trough.

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

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