South Labrador Sea
Issued 04:00 PM NST 07 December 2016
Tonight and Thursday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to northwest 25 this evening and to northwest 15 to 20 Thursday morning.
Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.
Temperatures minus 3 to plus 1.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 7 December 2016 Today Tonight and Thursday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Labrador near 5335N 5600W to 5430N 5645W to
5545N 6000W to 5755N 6120W to 6025N 6410W to 6000N 6300W to 6010N
6220W then northward. Sea ice west and north of the ice edge.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 7 December 2016
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 8 Dec estimated from Newfoundland near
5038N 5610W to 5145N 5200W to 5500N 5200W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N
5400W to 5700N 5000W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 8 Dec estimated from Quebec near
5030N 5932W to 4945N 5855W to Newfoundland near 4945N 5750W.
Iceberg CountUnknown number of icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
South Labrador SeaIssued 4:00 PM NST 07 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 4:00 PM NST 7 December 2016 Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 p.m. NST today weakening low 972 mb located east of Belle
By 9:30 a.m. NST Thursday departing low 983 mb located east of
Belle Isle Bank.
At 4:00 p.m. NST today ridge located over western Labrador.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Thursday ridge located from Labrador Coast to
the Grand Banks.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:38 PM NST 7 December 2016 An intense low pressure system east of Belle Isle Bank will move very
slowly eastward and weaken over the next couple of days. Strong to
gale force northwesterlies over most waters will gradually diminish
as the low weakens.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
South Labrador Coast, and South Labrador Sea.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Labrador coast, and the Northwest 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
- 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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