Northwest Labrador Sea - southeastern half
Issued 09:30 AM NST 09 December 2016
Today Tonight and Saturday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind variable 15 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 25 this evening and to north 35 to 45 after midnight.
Flurries. Visibility as low as 1 mile in flurries.
Temperatures minus 2 to plus 2.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 11:00 AM EST 9 December 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from 5935N 6155W to 5955N 6045W to 6055N 6140W to
6340N 5755W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 9 December 2016
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 10 Dec estimated from Newfoundland near
5037N 5610W to 5100N 5200W to 5500N 5200W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N
5400W to 5700N 5000W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 10 Dec estimated from Quebec near
5030N 5932W to 4945N 5855W to Newfoundland near 4945N 5750W.
Iceberg CountUnknown number of icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Northwest Labrador Sea - southeastern halfIssued 09:30 AM NST 09 December 2016
'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 9:30 AM NST 9 December 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 a.m. NST today trough located over the Northwest Labrador
By 4:00 a.m. NST Saturday dissipating trough located over the Mid
At 9:30 a.m. NST today intensifying low 978 mb located east of
By 4:00 a.m. NST Saturday low 954 mb located northeast of Belle
At 9:30 a.m. NST today ridge located over the South Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 p.m. NST today departing ridge located southeast of
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:20 AM NST 9 December 2016 A trough of low pressure over the Northwest Labrador Sea will slowly
drift southwestward to lie northeast of Nain by this afternoon.
Gale force northerlies will develop northwest of this feature by this
An intense low pressure system currently east of St. John's 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 - Hopedale and south
- Mid Labrador Coast - north of Hopedale
- 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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