Northwest Labrador Sea - western half
Issued 09:30 PM NST 19 December 2014
Tonight and Saturday
Wind northwest 30 knots diminishing to northwest 20 Saturday afternoon then backing to west 15 Saturday evening.
A few flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Freezing spray ending Saturday evening.
Temperatures minus 13 to minus 5.
Ice ForecastsIssued 11:00 AM EST 19 December 2014 Today Tonight and Saturday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from 5800N 5900W to 6110N 6020W to 6425N 5750W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.
2 tenths of new ice except 8 tenths of grey ice including 1 tenth of grey-white ice in the extreme northwestern section.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 19 December 2014
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast near 5330N 5605W to 5300N 5200W to 5400N 5200W to 5700N 5300W to 6000N 5630W.
Iceberg CountLess than 10 icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Northwest Labrador SeaIssued 9:30 PM NST 19 December 2014
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 19 December 2014 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight low 988 mb located northeast of Belle
By 4:00 a.m. NST Saturday low 980 mb located southeast of Greenland.
At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight building ridge located over Ontario.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Saturday building ridge located over Quebec.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:20 PM NST 19 December 2014 A low pressure system over Belle Isle Bank will rapidly track
northeastwards to lie southeast of Greenland tonight. Strong to gale
force north to northwesterlies in the wake of the low have developed
over southern waters and will move to eastern waters tonight.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
South Labrador Coast, South Labrador Sea, and the East Labrador Sea.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters.
Atlantic - Labrador Area
- Belle Isle Bank
- Central Brevoort - northern half
- Central Brevoort - southern half
- East Brevoort
- East Labrador Sea
- Funk Island Bank
- Lake Melville
- Mid Labrador Coast - Hopedale and south
- Mid Labrador Coast - north of Hopedale
- Northeast Coast - Cape St. John and south
- Northeast Coast - north of Cape St. John
- 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
- 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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