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South Labrador Sea


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NST 07 December 2023

Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 35 to 45 knots backing to north 25 to 35 near noon Friday.

Rain or snow. Visibility as low as 1 mile in precipitation.


Issued 06:00 PM NST 07 December 2023
Tonight and Friday. Seas 7 to 10 metres subsiding to 5 to 7 near noon Friday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 07 December 2023
Saturday Wind north 25 to 35 knots becoming north 25 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to south 25.
Monday Wind south 35 knots diminishing to west 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 7 December 2023 Today Tonight and Friday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 7 December 2023 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5213N 5538W to 5348N 5518W to
5559N 5947W to 6031N 6404W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 7 December 2023

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 8 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5240N 5548W to 5315N 5400W to 5630N 5400W to 5830N 5630W to
6050N 5630W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

South Labrador Sea

Issued 9:30 PM NST 07 December 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM NST 7 December 2023 Tonight and Friday At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight low 971 mb located southeast of Labrador
By 9:30 a.m. NST Friday merging low 938 mb located east of Belle
Isle Bank.

At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight deepening low 956 mb located east of the
Grand Banks.
By 9:30 a.m. NST Friday merging low 938 mb located east of Belle
Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:16 PM NST 7 December 2023 A low pressure system over Belle Isle Bank and a second low pressure
system northeast of the Grand Banks will merge into a deep low
pressure system Friday morning. The resulting low will remain
quasi-stationary southeast of the marine district throughout the
forecast period. Gale to storm force northeast to northwesterly winds
will diminish to strong to gale force on Friday as the lows merge.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Mid Labrador Coast and East Labrador Sea - southeastern half.
Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters except East
Labrador Sea - northwestern half.

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