Northwest Labrador Sea


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NST 10 December 2017

Tonight and Monday.

Wind variable 15 knots increasing to north 15 to 20 late overnight and to north 30 near noon Monday.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray over northwestern sections overnight and Monday.

Temperatures minus 6 to zero.


Issued 06:00 PM NST 10 December 2017
Tonight and Monday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 late overnight and to 4 to 6 Monday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 10 December 2017
Tuesday Wind northwest 35 knots.
Wednesday Wind west 25 knots diminishing to variable 15.
Thursday Wind east 25 knots increasing to northeast 35 to 45.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 10 December 2017 Today Tonight and Monday Bergy water except 4 tenths of grey ice in the extreme northwestern section. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EST 10 December 2017 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 6045N 6250W to 6100N 6200W to 6100N 5945W to
6335N 5755W then northeastwards. Sea ice northwest of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 4 tenths of grey ice in the extreme northwestern


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 10 December 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 11 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5225N 5540W to 5030N 5300W to 5330N 4800W to 5500N 4800W to
6000N 5900W to 6100N 5400W to 5700N 5000W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 9:30 PM NST 10 December 2017

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 Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM NST 10 December 2017 Tonight and Monday At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight deepening low 971 mb located over
northwestern Belle Isle Bank.
By 9:30 a.m. NST Monday low 959 mb located east of the Marine

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:21 PM NST 10 December 2017 A low pressure system over the Northwestern Belle Isle Bank will
continue to move northeastward and deepen before lying east of
Greenland by Monday evening. Strong to gale force east to
northeasterlies over southern waters will back to gale to storm force
northwesterlies over most waters in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
the South Labrador Sea - southeastern half. Gale warnings are in
effect for South Labrador Coast, Mid Labrador Coast, North Labrador
Coast, South Labrador Sea - northwestern half, and East Labrador Sea
- southern half.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except the South Labrador Sea - northwestern
half, and the East Labrador Sea.

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