East Labrador Sea
Issued 04:00 PM NST 15 December 2017
Tonight and Saturday.
Storm warning in effect.
Wind southwest 45 knots except southeast 50 to 60 over northern sections. Wind diminishing to southwest 25 to 35 late overnight. Wind southwest 25 to 35 Saturday.
Snow or rain. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.
Temperatures minus 2 to plus 3.
East Labrador Sea - northern half
East Labrador Sea - southern half
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 15 December 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5030N 5615W to 5045N 5525W
to 5340N 5510W to 5600N 6025W to 5745N 6120W to 5955N 6320W to 6030N
6235W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.
Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 15 December 2017
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 16 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5225N 5540W to 5000N 5230W to 5400N 4700W to 5500N 4700W to
6000N 5900W to 6100N 5400W to 5700N 5000W then eastwards.
Iceberg CountForecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings (In effect)
East Labrador SeaIssued 4:00 PM NST 15 December 2017
'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are 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 PM NST 15 December 2017 Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. NST today low 962 mb located over northern Labrador.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Saturday merging low 972 mb located over the
Northwest Labrador Sea.
At 4:00 p.m. NST today intensifying low 965 mb located over the
southern East Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Saturday merging low 955 mb located over the
Northwest Labrador Sea.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:47 PM NST 15 December 2017 A weakening low pressure system over Northern Labrador will move
slowly northeastward this evening. A second intensifying system over
the East Labrador Sea will move northwestward to merge with the first
low over the Northwest Labrador Sea tonight. Storm force
southeasterlies over easternmost waters will diminish to strong to
gale force southwesterlies Saturday morning, while gale force
northwesterlies will develop west of the merged system tonight.
Strong to gale force southwesterlies will persist through the
forecast period over most remaining waters.
Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
East Labrador Sea. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except the East Labrador Sea.
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- Arviat - western half
- Central Brevoort - northern half
- Central Brevoort - southern half
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- Clarence - northern half
- Clarence - southern half
- Coats - northern half
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- East Baffin - northern half
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- East Brevoort - northern half
- East Brevoort - southern half
- East Clyde
- East Davis - northern half
- East Davis - southern half
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