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Northwest Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 02 October 2022

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots becoming northwest 25 late overnight then backing to west 15 to 20 Monday morning. Wind backing to southwest 25 Monday evening.

Showers or flurries ending Monday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 02 October 2022

Northwest Labrador Sea - northwestern half

Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 this afternoon then subsiding to 2 to 3 late overnight. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 Monday afternoon.

Northwest Labrador Sea - southeastern half

Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 Monday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 02 October 2022
Tuesday Wind southwest 25 knots increasing to west 35 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind west 25 to 35 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 1 October 2022 Today Tonight and Sunday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 1 October 2022 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Prince of Wales Island near 7351N
9711W to Somerset Island near 7401N 9511W. Sea ice north of the ice
edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 7239N 8030W to
7227N 7915W to Bylot Island near 7247N 7900W. Sea ice northwest of
the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Bylot Island near 7315N 7637W to 7345N
7445W to 7415N 7545W to near 7501N 7309W then eastwards. Sea ice
west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EDT 1 October 2022

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 2 Oct estimated from Newfoundland near
5033N 5616W to 5030N 4830W to 5200N 4800W to 5600N 5100W to 5845N
5545W to 6010N 5210W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 2 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 09:30 AM NDT 02 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 9:30 AM NDT 2 October 2022 Today Tonight and Monday At 9:30 a.m. NDT today quasi-stationary trough located over the
coast of Greenland.

At 4:00 p.m. NDT today ridge located over northern Quebec.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT Monday ridge located on a line north-south over
the Northwest Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:10 AM NDT 2 October 2022 A trough of low pressure will stall along the coast of Greenland.
Meanwhile, a ridge of high pressure will slowly build eastward to lie
over the Labrador Sea by Monday afternoon. Strong to gale force
northwesterlies are expected between these features.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
North Labrador Coast - north of Saglek and the Labrador Sea.

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