Northwest Labrador Sea - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 16 January 2017

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Wind west 25 knots diminishing to west 15 to 20 near midnight then increasing to west 25 Tuesday afternoon.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 20 to minus 12.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 16 January 2017
Today Tonight and Tuesday Outside the ice edge seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 16 January 2017
Wednesday Wind south 15 to 20 knots increasing to south 25 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind south 25 knots diminishing to south 15 to 20.
Friday Wind southwest 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Northwest Labrador Sea - eastern half

Issued 10:04 AM EST 16 January 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday Bergy water except 4 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the extreme northwestern section. 

Northwest Labrador Sea - western half

Issued 10:04 AM EST 16 January 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday 8 tenths of grey-white ice including a trace of old ice except 9 plus tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the extreme northern 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

Northwest Labrador Sea - eastern half

Issued 10:04 AM EST 16 January 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4840N 5305W to 4930N 5310W
to 5000N 5400W to 5305N 5120W to 5500N 5245W to 5600N 5550W to 5800N
5730W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 4 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of
old ice in the extreme northwestern section.

Ice Forecasts

Northwest Labrador Sea - western half

Issued 10:04 AM EST 16 January 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4840N 5305W to 4930N 5310W
to 5000N 5400W to 5305N 5120W to 5500N 5245W to 5600N 5550W to 5800N
5730W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

8 tenths of grey-white ice including a trace of old ice except 9
plus tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the
extreme northern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 15 January 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 16 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5600W to 5045N 5000W to 5200N 4900W to 5300N 5100W to 5700N
5500W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 16 Jan estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5128N 5649W to Newfoundland near 5118N 5640W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea - northern half

Issued 09:30 AM NST 16 January 2017

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 16 January 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 a.m. NST today low 1002 mb located over James Bay.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Tuesday low 1003 mb located near the Strait of
Belle Isle.

By 4:00 a.m. NST Tuesday building ridge located over northern
Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:21 AM NST 16 January 2017 Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all open waters except the North Labrador Coast.

Arctic - Eastern Arctic Area

Another Region

What we are doing

Date modified: