Issued 09:30 PM NST 09 December 2016
Tonight and Saturday
Wind west 15 knots increasing to northwest 25 late overnight.
Flurries. Visibility as low as 1 mile in flurries.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Over open water freezing spray beginning overnight.
Temperatures minus 13 to minus 8.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 9 December 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday
Ice EdgeFirst ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4915N 5330W to 4945N
5405W to 5015N 5605W to 5130N 5520W to 5330N 5530W to 5430N 5645W to
5550N 5955W to 5755N 6120W to 6005N 6345W to 6000N 6300W to 5935N
6155W then northward. Sea ice west and north of the ice edge.
Second ice edge estimated from Quebec near 5030N 5920W to 5120N
5750W to 5115N 5715W to 5040N 5730W to Newfoundland near 5035N
5725W. Sea ice east and north of the ice edge.
9 tenths of grey ice including 4 tenths of grey-white ice.
Warnings (In effect)
Lake MelvilleIssued 9:30 PM NST 09 December 2016
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 PM NST 9 December 2016 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight trough located over the Northwest
By 4:00 a.m. NST Saturday dissipating trough located over the Mid
At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight intensifying low 959 mb located east of
Belle Isle Bank.
By 9:30 a.m. NST Saturday low 954 mb located northeast of Belle
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:20 PM NST 9 December 2016 A trough of low pressure over the Northwest Labrador Sea will slowly
drift southwestward to lie northeast of Nain later this evening.
Gale force northerlies will persist over waters to the northwest of
An intense low pressure system east of Belle Isle Bank will approach
the marine district tonight. Strong to gale force easterly to
northwesterly winds will spread across southern and eastern waters
overnight as the low approaches.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Lake Melville.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except South Labrador Sea, Northwest Labrador
Sea - southeastern half and East Labrador Sea.
Atlantic - Labrador Area
- Belle Isle Bank
- Central Brevoort - northern half
- Central Brevoort - southern half
- East Brevoort - southern half
- East Labrador Sea
- Funk Island Bank
- Lake Melville
- Mid Labrador Coast
- Northeast Coast
- Northwest Labrador Sea - northwestern 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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