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South Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 30 November 2022

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots becoming northwest 35 near noon then diminishing to northwest 25 this evening. Wind diminishing to variable 15 to 20 after midnight then increasing to southeast 25 Thursday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 35 to 45 Thursday afternoon.

Flurries ending this evening. Rain or snow Thursday late in the day.

Temperatures minus 3 to zero rising to plus 2 Thursday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 30 November 2022

South Labrador Sea - northwestern half

Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 5 to 7 metres subsiding to 3 to 5 this afternoon and to 2 to 3 Thursday morning. Seas building to 3 to 5 Thursday afternoon.

South Labrador Sea - southeastern half

Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 5 to 7 metres subsiding to 3 to 5 after midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 30 November 2022
Friday Wind south 25 to 35 knots veering to southwest 35 to 45 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind west 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southwest 20.
Sunday Wind south 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 29 November 2022 Today Tonight and Wednesday Bergy water. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Banquereau - 44139 East Chedabucto Bay - 44488 West Chedabucto Bay - 44489 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport Miscou Island Eskasoni (First Nations) Grand Étang Ingonish Beach North Mountain St.Paul Island J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Argentia Berry Hill Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Sagona Island St. Anthony Airport St. John's Int'l Airport St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Twillingate Winterland Branch Hill Wreckhouse Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 29 November 2022 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5227N 5538W to 5328N
5534W to 5344N 5621W to Labrador near 5430N 5725W. Sea ice west of
the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5453N 5813W to 5552N
6011W to 5751N 6131W to 6007N 6336W to 6022N 6236W to 6048N 6250W
then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 29 November 2022

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5205N 5542W to 5200N 5315W 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

South Labrador Sea

Issued 04:00 AM NST 30 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM NST 30 November 2022 Today Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 a.m. NST today low 966 mb located east of the Marine
District.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Thursday low 969 mb located east of Greenland.

By 4:00 a.m. NST Thursday approaching trough located on a line
north-south over Quebec.

At 4:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line north-south over
western Labrador.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Thursday ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:54 AM NST 30 November 2022 A low pressure system located east of the marine district will track
to lie east of Greenland later today. Strong to gale force
northwesterlies over most waters to the west of this low will start
to diminish today as a ridge builds eastward across Labrador.

A trough of low pressure will approach from the west on Thursday.
Strong to gale force south to southeasterlies will spread across all
waters on Thursday ahead of the trough.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except Lake Melville and South Labrador Sea.

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