South Labrador Sea


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NST 18 November 2017

Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 35 knots except northeast 25 over southern sections Sunday afternoon and evening.

Rain and snow. Visibility as low as 1 mile in precipitation.


Issued 06:00 PM NST 18 November 2017
Tonight and Sunday. Seas 3 to 5 metres building to 5 to 7 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 18 November 2017
Monday Wind southeast 35 knots.
Tuesday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southeast 20.
Wednesday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 November 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 November 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5335N 5620W to 5345N 5610W to
5435N 5705W to 5520N 5850W to Labrador near 5510N 5930W.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 18 November 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5200N 5555W to 5100N 5415W to 5200N 4900W to 5300N 4730W to
5500N 5000W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N 5400W to 5800N 5000W then

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

South Labrador Sea

Issued 9:30 PM NST 18 November 2017

'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 Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM NST 18 November 2017 Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight low 990 mb located over the Grand Banks.
By 9:30 p.m. NST Sunday low located east of Funk Island Bank.

By 4:00 a.m. NST Sunday quasi-stationary trough from low located
over Belle Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:30 PM NST 18 November 2017 A complex area of low pressure south of the marine district will
continue its slow northeastwards track tonight. Gale force
northeasterlies over southeastern waters will continue into Monday
while gradually spreading northward.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
South Labrador Sea, Northwest Labrador Sea, and East Labrador Sea -
southern half.

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