Northwest Labrador Sea
Issued 04:00 AM NST 08 December 2023
Today Tonight and Saturday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind north 25 to 35 knots becoming northwest 25 this afternoon with gusts to 35 overnight and Saturday morning. Wind diminishing to variable 10 to 15 Saturday evening.
Rain or snow ending this evening. Visibility as low as 1 mile in precipitation.
Temperatures minus 2 to plus 3.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 11:00 AM EST 7 December 2023 Today Tonight and Friday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from 6131N 6330W to 6302N 6048W to 6522N 5744W
then northward. Sea ice northwest of the ice edge.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 1:30 PM EST 7 December 2023
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 8 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5240N 5548W to 5315N 5400W to 5630N 5400W to 5830N 5630W to
6050N 5630W then eastwards.
Iceberg CountUnknown number of icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Northwest Labrador SeaIssued 04:00 AM NST 08 December 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 AM NST 8 December 2023 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. NST today merging low 970 mb located over Belle
At 4:00 a.m. NST today merging low 940 mb located east of Belle
By 9:30 a.m. NST today quasi-stationary low 938 mb located east
of Belle Isle Bank.
At 4:00 a.m. NST Saturday approaching ridge located from Ungava
Bay to New England.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:47 AM NST 8 December 2023 A low pressure system over Belle Isle Bank will merge with a deep low
east of the Belle Isle Bank. The resulting low will remain
quasi-stationary southeast of the marine district throughout the
forecast period. Gale to storm force northeast to northwesterly winds
will diminish to strong to gale force this afternoon. Winds over most
waters will diminish further on Saturday as a ridge begins to build
in from the west.
Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Mid Labrador Coast. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining
waters except East Labrador Sea - northwestern half.
Hudson - Hudson Bay Area
- Arviat - eastern half
- Arviat - western half
- Belcher - northern half
- Belcher - southern half
- Central - eastern half
- Central - western half
- Churchill - eastern half
- Churchill - western half
- Coats - northern half
- Coats - southern half
- East Foxe
- Frobisher Bay
- James Bay - northern half
- James Bay - southern half
- Lake Winnipegosis
- Lake Winnipeg - north basin
- Northwest Labrador Sea
- North Labrador Coast
- Nottingham - eastern half
- Nottingham - western half
- 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 Hudson - eastern half
- South Hudson - western half
- South-central Hudson - eastern half
- South-central Hudson - western half
- West Brevoort - southern half
- West Foxe
- York - eastern half
- York - western 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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