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Northwest Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 28 November 2022

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 30 knots increasing to northwest 35 to 45 late overnight. Wind northwest 35 to 45 Tuesday.

Periods of snow. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray over western sections today and Tuesday.

Temperatures minus 6 to minus 1 falling to minus 10 to minus 2 Tuesday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 28 November 2022

Northwest Labrador Sea - northwestern half

Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 early this evening and to 3 to 5 late overnight.

Northwest Labrador Sea - southeastern half

Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this afternoon and to 3 to 5 late overnight. Seas building to 5 to 7 Tuesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 28 November 2022
Wednesday Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots diminishing to northwest 30 in the morning and to northwest 20 late in the day.
Thursday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 45.
Friday Wind south 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 28 November 2022 Today Tonight and Tuesday Bergy water except 5 tenths grey ice in the extreme northwestern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EST 28 November 2022 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 6048N 6250W to 6145N 6057W to 6434N 5750W
then northeastwards. Sea ice northwest of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 5 tenths grey ice in the extreme northwestern
section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 28 November 2022

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5213N 5540W to 5215N 5330W to 5430N 5345W to 5815N 5630W to
6000N 5310W to 5825N 4700W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 09:30 AM NST 28 November 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 09:30 AM NST 28 November 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 9:30 AM NST 28 November 2022 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 a.m. NST today intensifying low 982 mb located over the
East Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 a.m. NST Tuesday low 984 mb located over the northern East
Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 a.m. NST Tuesday approaching ridge located over Quebec.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:15 AM NST 28 November 2022 A low pressure system located over East Labrador Sea will intensify
as it moves northward this afternoon before tracking southward back
over the Labrador Sea on Tuesday. Strong northwesterlies will develop
this morning south and west of the low and strengthen to gale force
northwesterlies beginning tonight.

As the low moves east of the marine district to lie near Greenland on
Tuesday evening, a ridge will approach from the west and gale force
northwesterlies are expected to spread across most waters between
these two features.

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 Lake Melville, Labrador coast, and Northwest Labrador Sea.

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