South Labrador Sea - northern half
Issued 04:00 AM NST 31 January 2015
Today Tonight and Sunday
Wind north 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 near noon except northwest 25 over western sections. Wind becoming southeast 20 late overnight then increasing to east 30 Sunday morning.
Periods of snow. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Over open water freezing spray over western sections today and tonight.
Temperatures minus 7 to zero rising to plus 2 overnight.
Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 30 January 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5300W to 5035N 5000W to 5400N 5055W to 5545N 5515W to 5800N 5730W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.
Bergy water except 9 tenths of first-year ice in the extreme western section.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 30 January 2015
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near 4740N 5245W to 5045N 4715W to 5200N 4715W to 6000N 5800W. Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast near 5157N 5553W to Newfoundland near 5136N 5550W.
Iceberg CountUnknown number of icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
South Labrador SeaIssued 04:00 AM NST 31 January 2015
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 NST 31 January 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight low 986 mb located over the Gulf of
By 9:30 p.m. NST Sunday low 978 mb located off the Mid Labrador
At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight quasi-stationary trough located off the
Mid Labrador Coast.
At 4:00 a.m. NST today dissipating trough located over the East
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:52 AM NST 31 January 2015 An area of low pressure south of Nova Scotia will track northwards to
lie over the Gulf of St. Lawrence overnight and off the Mid Labrador
Coast by Sunday evening. A trough of low pressure ahead of this low
will develop off the Mid Labrador Coast overnight and remain
quasi-stationary as it deepens through Sunday. As the low approaches,
strong to gale force northwesterlies will develop west of the trough,
while strong to gale force easterlies develop to it's east.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
Mid Labrador Coast, North Labrador Coast, Northwest Labrador Sea, and
East Labrador Sea.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all open waters except the East 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 - northwestern half
- East Labrador Sea - southeastern half
- 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
- Resolution - eastern half
- South Labrador Coast
- South Labrador Sea - northern half
- South Labrador Sea - southern 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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