Northwest Labrador Sea - northwestern half
Issued 09:30 AM NST 10 February 2016
Today Tonight and Thursday
Wind variable 10 to 15 knots becoming east 15 this afternoon then backing to northeast 20 Thursday morning. Wind increasing to north 30 Thursday evening.
A few flurries beginning this afternoon.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Over open water occasional freezing spray beginning Thursday morning.
Temperatures minus 16 to minus 8 rising to minus 10 to minus 2 overnight.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 11:00 AM EST 9 February 2016 Today Tonight and Wednesday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from 5800N 5800W to 6110N 5730W then northward.
Sea ice west of the ice edge.
7 tenths of first-year ice except 9 plus tenths of first-year ice
including a trace of old ice in the western and southern sections.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 9 February 2016
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 9 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5300W to 4500N 4800W to 4515N 4645W to 4745N 4415W to 4845N
4415W to 5500N 5100W to 6000N 5800W.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 9 Feb estimated from Newfoundland
near 5040N 5725W to Quebec near 5120N 5800W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs west of the
Warnings (In effect)
Northwest Labrador SeaIssued 09:30 AM NST 10 February 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 AM NST 10 February 2016 Today Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 a.m. NST today trough located from the Gulf of St. Lawrence
to Funk Island Bank.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Thursday departing trough located east of Belle
By 4:00 p.m. NST Thursday deepening trough located off the Mid
At 9:30 a.m. NST today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over the Northwest Labrador Sea.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:34 AM NST 10 February 2016 Strong to gale force northwesterlies are forecast to develop along
the Labrador coast late Thursday as a trough begins to develop off
the Mid Labrador Coast.
Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for the
Mid Labrador Coast.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all open waters.
Atlantic - Labrador Area
- Belle Isle Bank
- 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
- Northeast Coast - Cape St. John and south
- Northeast Coast - north of Cape St. John
- Northwest Labrador Sea - northwestern half
- Northwest Labrador Sea - southeastern 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
- 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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