Northwest Labrador Sea
Issued 04:00 PM NDT 20 March 2023
Tonight and Tuesday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind north 25 to 35 knots becoming northwest 25 Tuesday morning.
Snow changing to flurries overnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.
Risk of freezing spray late this afternoon tonight and Tuesday morning.
Temperatures minus 7 to plus 2.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 11:00 AM EDT 20 March 2023 Today Tonight and Tuesday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from 5803N 5815W to 6020N 5920W to 6140N 5900W to
6240N 5738W then northeastwards. Sea ice west of the ice edge.
Ice CoverageIce pressure warning in effect.
3 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice except 9 plus
tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the extreme
western section. Strong ice pressure in the pack ice in the extreme
western section today and easing Tuesday morning.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 4:12 PM EDT 20 March 2023
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4655N 5555W to 4600N 5525W to 4515N 5000W to 4535N 4610W to 4700N
4500W to 4845N 4525W to 5835N 5540W to 6005N 5015W to 5900N 4815W to
5820N 4520W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5027N 5948W to Newfoundland near 4936N 5753W.
Iceberg CountUnknown number of icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Gale warning in effect
Northwest Labrador SeaIssued 4:00 PM NDT 20 March 2023
'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.
Ice pressure warning in effect
Northwest Labrador SeaIssued 11:00 AM EDT 20 March 2023
Navigators in this marine area should be on the lookout for hazardous ice conditions and take necessary safety precautions. Please refer to the latest ice forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio stations.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 PM NDT 20 March 2023 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. NDT today low 972 mb located over Belle Isle Bank.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT Tuesday departing low 972 mb located southeast
of the Marine District.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:50 PM NDT 20 March 2023 An intense low pressure system over the Belle Isle Bank will slowly
track eastwards tonight before moving to lie southeast of the marine
district late Tuesday. Gale to storm force northeast to northwesterly
winds over all waters will diminish to strong northwesterlies
Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Mid Labrador Coast - north of Hopedale, and East Labrador Sea.
Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters.
Arctic - Eastern Arctic Area
- Arviat - eastern half
- Arviat - western half
- Central Brevoort - northern half
- Central Brevoort - southern half
- Central - eastern half
- Central - western half
- Clarence - northern half
- Clarence - southern half
- Coats - northern half
- Coats - southern half
- East Baffin
- East Brevoort - northern half
- East Brevoort - southern half
- East Clyde - northern half
- East Clyde - southern half
- East Davis - northern half
- East Davis - southern half
- East Foxe
- East Labrador Sea
- Eureka - southern half
- Frobisher Bay
- Jones - eastern half
- Jones - western half
- Kane - southern half
- Lancaster - eastern half
- Lancaster - western half
- Mid Labrador Coast - Hopedale and south
- Mid Labrador Coast - north of Hopedale
- Navy Board
- Northwest Labrador Sea
- North Labrador Coast
- Nottingham - eastern half
- Nottingham - western half
- Prince Charles
- Puvirnituq - northern half
- Puvirnituq - southern half
- Rankin - northern half
- Rankin - southern half
- Resolution - eastern half
- Resolution - western half
- Roes Welcome - northern half
- Roes Welcome - southern half
- South Labrador Sea
- South Sverdrup
- South-central Hudson - eastern half
- St. Roch
- Ungava - eastern half
- Ungava - western half
- West Baffin - northern half
- West Baffin - southern half
- West Brevoort - northern half
- West Brevoort - southern half
- West Clyde - northern half
- West Clyde - southern half
- West Davis - northern half
- West Davis - southern half
- West Foxe
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- Arctic - Western Arctic
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- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
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