South Labrador Sea
Issued 09:30 PM NST 18 January 2018
Tonight and Friday.
Wind south 15 to 20 knots becoming variable 15 late overnight then increasing to northwest 25 near noon Friday.
Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Over open water freezing spray beginning near noon Friday.
Temperatures minus 12 to minus 4.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 18 January 2018 Today Tonight and Friday
Ice EdgeFirst ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5325W to
Newfoundland near 4900N 5340W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.
Second ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4925N 5420W to
4945N 5430W to 4940N 5450W to Newfoundland near 4930N 5510W. Sea ice
south of the ice edge.
Third ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5040N 5610W to 5105N
5245W to 5455N 5250W to 5610N 5605W to 5800N 5720W then northwards.
Sea ice west of the ice edge.
Bergy water except 9 tenths grey ice including 3 tenths grey-white
ice in the extreme western 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)
South Labrador SeaIssued 9:30 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 9:30 PM NST 18 January 2018 Tonight and Friday At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight trough located on a line north-south over
the Mid Labrador Coast.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Friday intensifying trough located on a line
north-south over Labrador Sea.
At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight ridge located over western Quebec.
By 9:30 p.m. NST Friday ridge located over western Labrador.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:20 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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