Northwest Labrador Sea - western half
Issued 09:30 AM NST 17 January 2018
Today Tonight and Thursday.
Wind northwest 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 this evening then increasing to southeast 15 to 20 Thursday morning.
Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Over open water freezing spray ending this evening. Occasional freezing spray beginning Thursday morning.
Temperatures minus 20 to minus 12 rising to minus 12 to minus 4 Thursday afternoon.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 11:00 AM EST 16 January 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from 5800N 5815W to 5905N 5800W to 6025N 5910W to
6305N 5745W then northeastwards. Sea ice northwest of the ice edge.
4 tenths grey-white ice including 1 tenth first-year ice except 9
plus tenths grey-white ice including 2 tenths first-year ice in the
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 16 January 2018
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5400N 5718W to 5430N 5300W to 5700N 5500W then eastwards.
Iceberg CountUnknown number of icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Northwest Labrador SeaIssued 09:30 AM NST 17 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 9:30 AM NST 17 January 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 a.m. NST today high located over Nova Scotia.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Thursday high located east of the Grand Banks.
At 9:30 a.m. NST today quasi-stationary trough located over the
coast of Greenland.
At 4:00 a.m. NST Thursday approaching low 1006 mb located over
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:18 AM NST 17 January 2018 Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all open waters.
Atlantic - Labrador Area
- Belle Isle Bank
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- Central Brevoort - southern half
- East Brevoort - southern half
- East Labrador Sea
- Funk Island Bank
- Lake Melville
- Mid Labrador Coast
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