Issued 04:00 AM NST 06 December 2016
Today Tonight and Wednesday
Wind west 10 to 15 knots veering to northwest 15 to 20 this afternoon then backing to west 10 to 15 late overnight.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Over open water occasional freezing spray beginning this afternoon and ending overnight.
Temperatures near minus 12.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 5 December 2016 Today Tonight and Tuesday
Ice EdgeFirst ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5215N 5540W to 5220N
5535W to 5335N 5540W to 5430N 5645W to 5535N 5940W to 6025N 6410W to
6000N 6300W to 6025N 6230W then northward. Sea ice west and north of
the ice edge.
9 tenths of grey ice including 3 tenths of grey-white ice.
Warnings (In effect)
Lake MelvilleIssued 04:00 AM NST 06 December 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 4:00 AM NST 6 December 2016 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. NST today low 962 mb located northeast of Belle
By 4:00 p.m. NST today quasi-stationary low 959 mb located northeast
of Belle Isle Bank.
At 4:00 a.m. NST today quasi-stationary ridge located over Quebec.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:50 AM NST 6 December 2016 An intense low pressure system northeast of Belle Isle Bank will
continue its slow approach towards the district this morning.
Gale force northwesterlies over southern and eastern waters will
spread across the remainder of the Labrador Sea by this afternoon.
Winds are expected to slowly diminish Wednesday night.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Lake Melville.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Lake Melville, all of the Labrador coast and the Northwest
Labrador Sea - northwestern half.
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Belle Isle Bank
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis
- Funk Island Bank
- Gulf - Magdalen - northeastern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - southwestern half
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Lake Melville
- Laurentian Fan
- Mid Labrador Coast - Hopedale and south
- Northeast Coast
- Northeast Gulf
- Northern Grand Banks
- Northumberland Strait
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- South Labrador Coast
- South Labrador Sea
- Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half
- Strait of Belle Isle - western 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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