Northwest Labrador Sea - southern half
Issued 09:30 PM NST 15 December 2017
Tonight and Saturday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind variable 20 knots increasing to west 35 late overnight except northwest 35 to 45 over western sections Saturday.
Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.
Temperatures minus 2 to plus 2.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 11:00 AM EST 15 December 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from 6030N 6235W to 6045N 5920W to 6325N 5755W
then northeastwards. Sea ice northwest of the ice edge.
Bergy water except 7 tenths new ice including 3 tenths grey ice in
the extreme northern section.
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 CountUnknown number of icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Northwest Labrador Sea - southern halfIssued 9:30 PM NST 15 December 2017
'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. 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 16 December 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. NST today low 958 mb located over the Northwest
By 4:00 a.m. NST Sunday low 972 mb located over the East Labrador
By 4:00 a.m. NST Sunday approaching low 960 mb located east of
Funk Island Bank.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:48 AM NST 16 December 2017 A weakening low pressure system over the Northwest Labrador Sea will
drift slowly eastward during the forecast period. Strong to gale
force northerlies are expected north of the low with strong to gale
force southwesterlies to its south. Winds will shift to strong to
gale force northwesterlies in its wake.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except the 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
- Northeast Coast
- Northwest Labrador Sea - northern 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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