Northwest Labrador Sea - western half
Issued 04:00 AM NDT 24 March 2017
Today Tonight and Saturday
Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to variable 15 to 20 near noon then increasing to south 30 early this evening. Wind veering to west 25 late overnight then backing to southwest 15 to 20 Saturday morning. Wind 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 4 overnight then falling to minus 16 to minus 8 Saturday morning.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 11:00 AM EDT 23 March 2017 Today Tonight and Friday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from 5800N 5700W to 6030N 5830W to 6130N 5715W
then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.
7 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice except 9
plus tenths of first-year ice including 1 tenth of old ice in the
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EDT 23 March 2017
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5304W to 4515N 4800W to 4515N 4600W to 4715N 4200W to 4915N
4200W to 5230N 4600W to 5300N 5000W to 5600N 5200W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Mar estimated from Newfoundland
near 4925N 5802W to Quebec near 5032N 5954W.
Iceberg CountUnknown number of icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Northwest Labrador SeaIssued 04:00 AM 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 AM NDT 24 March 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. NDT today low 979 mb located east of Belle Isle Bank.
By 9:30 a.m. NDT today departing low 982 mb located east of the
At 4:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located over western Labrador.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Saturday ridge located east of Labrador Sea.
At 4:00 a.m. NDT today low 999 mb located over northern Quebec.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Saturday low 990 mb located near Ungava Bay.
At 4:00 a.m. NDT today trough from 999 mb low located over Quebec.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Saturday trough from 990 mb low located over
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:45 AM NDT 24 March 2017 Gale force northwesterlies associated with a low pressure system
southeast of the district will diminish today.
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 on Friday 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 and the
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 - 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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