East Labrador Sea
Issued 09:30 AM NST 23 February 2017
Today Tonight and Friday
Wind northeast 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 this evening then increasing to northwest 30 late overnight.
Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Freezing spray over northern sections today. Freezing spray overnight and Friday.
Temperatures minus 8 to minus 2 falling to minus 12 to minus 5 Friday morning.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 22 February 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4750N 5300W to 4740N 5000W
to 4830N 4900W to 5200N 4900W to 5500N 5200W to 5630N 5615W to 5800N
5800W then northward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.
Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 22 February 2017
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4721N 5247W to 4515N 4800W to 4515N 4500W to 4700N 4500W to 5030N
4600W to 5300N 4915W to 5700N 5400W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5111N 5837W to Newfoundland near 5020N 5726W.
Iceberg CountForecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings (In effect)
East Labrador SeaIssued 09:30 AM NST 23 February 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 9:30 AM NST 23 February 2017 Today Tonight and Friday At 9:30 a.m. NST today trough located on a line east-west over
the South Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 p.m. NST tonight departing trough located southeast of
At 9:30 a.m. NST today intensifying trough located over the
Northwest Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Friday trough located over the East Labrador Sea.
At 9:30 a.m. NST today ridge located over Ungava Bay.
By 9:30 a.m. NST Friday ridge located over northern Labrador.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:20 AM NST 23 February 2017 A trough of low pressure over the Northwest Labrador Sea will
intensify as it tracks eastward across the Labrador Sea today and
tonight to lie off the coast of Greenland by Friday morning.
Meanwhile, a ridge of high pressure over Northern Quebec will build
and strengthen across Northern Labrador. Gale force northwesterlies
will develop on Friday over northwestern waters between these
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
North Labrador Coast and Northwest Labrador Sea.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Labrador Sea.
Atlantic - Labrador Area
- Belle Isle Bank - eastern half
- Belle Isle Bank - western half
- Central Brevoort - northern half
- Central Brevoort - southern half
- East Brevoort - southern half
- East Labrador Sea
- Funk Island Bank - northwestern half
- Funk Island Bank - southeastern half
- Lake Melville
- Mid Labrador Coast
- Northeast Coast
- Northwest Labrador Sea - northwestern half
- Northwest Labrador Sea - southeastern half
- North Labrador Coast
- Resolution - eastern half
- South Labrador Coast
- South Labrador Sea - eastern half
- South Labrador Sea - western half
- Strait of Belle Isle
- Ungava - eastern half
- West Brevoort - northern half
- West Brevoort - southern 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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