Northwest Labrador Sea - eastern half
Issued 04:00 PM NST 18 January 2018
Tonight and Friday.
Wind south 15 knots except east 25 over northern sections. Wind becoming variable 10 to 15 late overnight then increasing to northwest 30 Friday afternoon except northeast 30 over eastern sections.
Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Over open water freezing spray over northern sections tonight. Freezing spray over western sections Friday.
Temperatures minus 12 to minus 4 rising to minus 8 to zero Friday morning.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 11:00 AM EST 18 January 2018 Today Tonight and Friday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from 5800N 5720W to 6020N 5845W to 6145N 5720W
then eastwards. Sea ice northwest of the ice edge.
Bergy water except 5 tenths grey-white ice including 2 tenths
first-year ice in the extreme northwestern section.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 18 January 2018
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5400N 5718W to 5400N 5200W to 5500N 5200W to 5700N 5300W then
Iceberg CountUnknown number of icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Northwest Labrador SeaIssued 4:00 PM NST 18 January 2018
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 PM NST 18 January 2018 Tonight and Friday At 4:00 p.m. NST today weakening low 996 mb located over northern
By 4:00 a.m. NST Friday intensifying trough located on a line
north-south over Labrador Sea.
At 4:00 p.m. NST today ridge located over western Quebec.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Friday ridge located over western Labrador.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:43 PM NST 18 January 2018 Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all open waters except East 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
- Northwest Labrador Sea - eastern half
- Northwest Labrador Sea - western half
- North Labrador Coast
- Resolution - eastern half
- South Labrador Coast - northern half
- South Labrador Coast - southern half
- South Labrador Sea
- 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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