North Labrador Coast - Saglek and south

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 24 March 2017

Today Tonight and Saturday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 15 knots backing to southwest 20 near noon then to south 25 early this evening. Wind increasing to west 35 near midnight then veering to northwest 35 to 45 Saturday evening.

Flurries tonight and Saturday afternoon and evening. Visibility as low as 1 mile in flurries.

Risk of freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 18 to minus 10.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 23 March 2017
Tonight and Friday Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 24 March 2017
Sunday Wind northwest 40 to 50 knots.
Monday Wind north 35 knots diminishing to north 25.
Tuesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 23 March 2017 Today Tonight and Friday 9 plus tenths of first-year ice except 9 plus tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the extreme southeastern section. 

[ Canadian Ice Service ]

Stay connected

ATOM

Weather Conditions

Skip Image

Zoom-in to make a selection

Map of Arctic - Eastern Arctic marine weather areas Baker Lake Airport Chesterfield Inlet Airport Coral Harbour Airport Gjoa Haven Airport Kugaaruk Airport Rankin Inlet Airport Shepherd Bay Airport Whale Cove Airport Arctic Bay Brevoort Island Qikiqtarjuaq Airport Cape Dorset Airport Cape Dyer Cape Hooper Clyde River Airport Grise Fiord Airport Hall Beach Airport Igloolik Airport Iqaluit Airport Longstaff Bluff Pangnirtung Airport Pond Inlet Airport Naujaat Resolute Airport Resolution Island Rowley Island Airport Taloyoak Airport Wager Bay Akulivik Airport Ivujivik Airport Puvirnituq Airport Kangiqsujuaq Airport Kangirsuk Airport Quaqtaq Airport Tasiujaq Airport Cape Kakkiviak Cape Kiglapait Nain Airport Saglek Cape Mercy Kimmirut Airport Aupaluk Airport Salluit Airport Kangiqsualujjuaq Airport Cape Liverpool Fort Ross
Legend:
buoy Buoy
land station Land Station
Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 23 March 2017 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4805N 5255W to 4715N 4735W
to 4745N 4615W to 5145N 5010W to 5210N 5140W to 5500N 5240W to 5650N
5650W to 5800N 5700W then northward. Sea ice north and west of the
ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 plus tenths of first-year ice except 9 plus tenths of first-year
ice including a trace of old ice in the extreme southeastern
section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 23 March 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5304W to 4515N 4800W to 4515N 4600W to 4715N 4200W to 4915N
4200W to 5230N 4600W to 5300N 5000W to 5600N 5200W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Mar estimated from Newfoundland
near 4925N 5802W to Quebec near 5032N 5954W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

North Labrador Coast - Saglek and south

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 24 March 2017

'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 NDT 24 March 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. NDT today low 979 mb located east of Belle Isle Bank.
By 9:30 a.m. NDT today departing low 982 mb located east of the
Marine District.

At 4:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located over western Labrador.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Saturday ridge located east of Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 a.m. NDT today low 999 mb located over northern Quebec.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Saturday low 990 mb located near Ungava Bay.

At 4:00 a.m. NDT today trough from 999 mb low located over Quebec.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Saturday trough from 990 mb low located over
Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:45 AM NDT 24 March 2017 Gale force northwesterlies associated with a low pressure system
southeast of the district will diminish today.

A trough of low pressure will sweep across the Labrador Sea tonight
ahead of another low pressure system approaching from Northern
Quebec. Strong to gale force westerlies are expected with the passage
of the trough. Gale to storm force northwesterlies will develop over
the North Labrador Coast late on Friday behind the low as it tracks
into the Northwest Labrador Sea.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
the North Labrador Coast - north of Saglek. Gale warnings are in
effect for all remaining waters except Lake Melville and the
Northwest Labrador Sea.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Labrador Sea.

Arctic - Eastern Arctic Area

Another Region

What we are doing

Date modified: