Northwest Labrador Sea - eastern half
Issued 04:00 PM NDT 24 March 2017
Tonight and Saturday
Wind variable 15 to 20 knots increasing to south 30 early this evening then veering to west 25 late overnight. Wind backing to southwest 15 to 20 Saturday morning then diminishing to variable 10 to 15 Saturday afternoon.
Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Over open water freezing spray ending Saturday afternoon.
Temperatures minus 14 to minus 6 rising to minus 8 to minus 4 overnight then falling to minus 16 to minus 8 Saturday morning.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 11:00 AM EDT 24 March 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from 5800N 5700W to 6025N 5805W to 6100N 5725W
then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.
1 tenth of first-year ice except 9 tenths of first-year ice
including 1 tenth of old ice in the extreme northwestern section.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EDT 24 March 2017
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5304W to 4515N 4800W to 4515N 4600W to 4715N 4200W to 4945N
4200W to 5130N 4630W to 5300N 5000W to 5600N 5200W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5015N 5958W to Newfoundland near 4922N 5814W.
Iceberg CountUnknown number of icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Northwest Labrador SeaIssued 4:00 PM NDT 24 March 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 4:00 PM NDT 24 March 2017 Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. NDT today departing low 974 mb located southeast
At 4:00 p.m. NDT today low 988 mb located over northern Quebec.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT Saturday low 992 mb located over the Northwest
At 4:00 p.m. NDT today trough from 988 mb low located over Quebec.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT Saturday trough from 992 mb low located over the
East Labrador Sea.
At 4:00 p.m. NDT today ridge located over Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Saturday departing ridge located east of Labrador
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:58 PM NDT 24 March 2017 Strong to gale force northwesterlies over the East Labrador Sea
associated with a departing low pressure system south of Greenland
will diminish by this evening.
A trough of low pressure will sweep across the Labrador Sea tonight
ahead of another low pressure system approaching from Northern
Quebec. Strong to gale force westerlies are expected with the passage
of the trough. Gale to storm force northwesterlies will develop over
the North Labrador Coast late this evening behind the low as it
tracks into the Northwest Labrador Sea.
Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
the North Labrador Coast - north of Saglek. Gale warnings are in
effect for all remaining waters except Lake Melville, South Labrador
Coast, Mid Labrador Coast - Hopedale and south, and the Northwest
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 - eastern half
- Funk Island Bank - western half
- Lake Melville
- Mid Labrador Coast - Hopedale and south
- Mid Labrador Coast - north of Hopedale
- Northeast Coast
- Northwest Labrador Sea - eastern half
- Northwest Labrador Sea - western half
- North Labrador Coast - north of Saglek
- North Labrador Coast - Saglek and south
- Resolution - eastern half
- South Labrador Coast
- South Labrador Sea - eastern half
- South Labrador Sea - western half
- Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half
- Strait of Belle Isle - western half
- 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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