Northwest Labrador Sea
Issued 04:00 PM NDT 20 October 2017
Tonight and Saturday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northeast 30 knots except northeast 20 over northeastern sections. Wind increasing to north 35 this evening then backing to northwest 35 to 45 Saturday morning.
Periods of snow or rain. Visibility as low as 1 mile in precipitation.
Temperatures minus 1 to plus 3.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 11:00 AM EDT 20 October 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Baffin Island near 6620N 6710W to 6500N
6500W to 6440N 6315W to 6640N 6025W to 6830N 6530W to 6955N 6630W to
7025N 6425W to 7220N 6400W then northeastward. Sea ice west and
north of the ice edge.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EDT 20 October 2017
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Oct estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5332N 5558W to 5330N 5200W to 5500N 5200W to 5800N 5700W to
6000N 5400W to 5800N 5100W then eastwards.
Iceberg CountUnknown number of icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Northwest Labrador SeaIssued 4:00 PM NDT 20 October 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 PM NDT 20 October 2017 Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. NDT today deepening low 985 mb located over the South
By 4:00 p.m. NDT Saturday low 984 mb located southeast of Labrador
At 4:00 p.m. NDT Saturday approaching ridge located over Quebec.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:57 PM NDT 20 October 2017 A low pressure system over the South Labrador Sea will deepen as it
slowly crosses the region tonight. Strong southerlies ahead of the
low will shift to gale to storm force north to northwesterlies in its
Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
South Labrador Coast and Mid Labrador Coast - Hopedale and south.
Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters except Lake
Melville and North Labrador Coast - north of Saglek.
Hudson - Hudson Bay Area
- Arviat - eastern half
- Arviat - western half
- Belcher - northern half
- Belcher - southern half
- Central - eastern half
- Central - western half
- Churchill - eastern half
- Churchill - western half
- Coats - northern half
- Coats - southern half
- East Foxe
- Frobisher Bay
- James Bay - northern half
- James Bay - southern half
- Lake Winnipegosis
- Lake Winnipeg - north basin
- Northwest Labrador Sea
- North Labrador Coast - north of Saglek
- Nottingham - eastern half
- Nottingham - western half
- Puvirnituq - northern half
- Puvirnituq - southern half
- Rankin - northern half
- Rankin - southern half
- Resolution - eastern half
- Resolution - western half
- Roes Welcome - northern half
- Roes Welcome - southern half
- South Hudson - eastern half
- South Hudson - western half
- South-central Hudson - eastern half
- South-central Hudson - western half
- Ungava - eastern half
- Ungava - western half
- West Brevoort - southern half
- West Foxe
- York - eastern half
- York - western half
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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Summer 2017: Significant weather across Canada
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