Issued 04:00 PM NST 23 January 2018
Tonight and Wednesday.
Wind southwest 20 knots diminishing to light this evening then increasing to northeast 15 late overnight. Wind increasing to northeast 30 Wednesday morning then diminishing to northeast 20 Wednesday evening.
Snow beginning after midnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.
Temperatures minus 20 to minus 15 rising to minus 3 Wednesday evening.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 23 January 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5300W to 4935N 5320W
to 5015N 5425W to 4950N 5210W to 5400N 5140W to 5720N 5735W to 5800N
5830W then northwards. Sea ice west of the ice edge.
Consolidated first-year ice.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 PM NST 23 January 2018 Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 p.m. NST today quasi-stationary low 966 mb located southeast
At 4:00 p.m. NST today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over central Labrador.
By 9:30 a.m. NST Wednesday departing ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over northern Labrador Sea.
At 4:00 a.m. NST Wednesday low 986 mb located over New Brunswick.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Wednesday low 976 mb located north of Anticosti
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:48 PM NST 23 January 2018 A low pressure system southeast of Greenland will remain nearly
stationary as a ridge of high pressure slowly approaches from the
southwest. Strong to gale force northwesterlies can be expected to
continue over northwestern waters between these two systems today and
A second low pressure system will approach from the southwest on
Wednesday and cross Southeastern Labrador in the evening. Winds will
increase to strong to gale force easterlies as it approaches.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Lake Melville.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for South Labrador Sea and Northwest 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 - eastern 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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