Northwest Labrador Sea - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 11:13 PM NST 22 December 2014

Tonight and Tuesday

Wind southwest 20 knots.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 11 to minus 4.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 22 December 2014
Tonight and Tuesday Seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 22 December 2014
Wednesday Wind west 15 to 20 knots.
Thursday Wind variable 15 knots increasing to southeast 35 to 45 late in the day.
Friday Wind southeast 45 knots veering to southwest 25 to 35.

Ice Forecast

Northwest Labrador Sea - eastern half

Issued 11:00 AM EST 22 December 2014 Today Tonight and Tuesday Bergy water. 

Northwest Labrador Sea - western half

Issued 11:00 AM EST 22 December 2014 Today Tonight and Tuesday 2 tenths of new ice except 9 tenths of grey ice including 4 tenths of grey-white ice in the northwestern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Northwest Labrador Sea - eastern half

Issued 11:00 AM EST 22 December 2014 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 5800N 5900W to 6100N 6000W to 6425N 5750W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

Ice Forecasts

Northwest Labrador Sea - western half

Issued 11:00 AM EST 22 December 2014 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 5800N 5900W to 6100N 6000W to 6425N 5750W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

2 tenths of new ice except 9 tenths of grey ice including 4 tenths of grey-white ice in the northwestern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 22 December 2014

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast near 5330N 5605W to 5235N 5300W to 5235N 5130W to 5400N 5200W to 5700N 5300W to 6000N 5630W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea - northern half

Issued 11:13 PM NST 22 December 2014

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 11:10 PM NST 22 December 2014 Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight quasi-stationary high located over
western Labrador.

At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight trough located over northern Quebec.
By 9:30 p.m. NST Tuesday trough located over the Northwest
Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 11:01 PM NST 22 December 2014 Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the South Labrador Coast, Mid Labrador Coast, South
Labrador Sea and the Northwest Labrador Sea - northern half.

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