South Labrador Sea


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NDT 23 October 2016

Tonight and Monday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 40 knots diminishing to north 30 Monday afternoon.

Rain or snow. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Temperatures minus 1 to plus 3.


Issued 06:00 PM NDT 23 October 2016
Tonight and Monday Seas 3 to 4 metres building to 4 to 6 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 23 October 2016
Tuesday Wind north 25 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Thursday Wind west 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 July 2016 Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 July 2016

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 23 October 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Oct estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5210N 5545W to 5230N 5230W to 5400N 5300W to 5800N 5700W to
6000N 5400W to 5800N 5100W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

South Labrador Sea

Issued 9:30 PM NDT 23 October 2016

'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 NDT 23 October 2016 Tonight and Monday At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight low 985 mb located northwest of the
St. Lawrence River.
By 9:30 p.m. NDT Monday weakening low 991 mb located west of
Anticosti Island.

At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight trough from low located over the Great
Northern Peninsula.
By 9:30 p.m. NDT Monday trough from low located over the South
Labrador Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:00 PM NDT 23 October 2016 A low pressure system northwest of the Gaspé Peninsula will slowly
move southeastward tonight. Meanwhile, a trough of low pressure
extending eastward from the low across the Great Northern Peninsula
will move to lie over the South Labrador Coast tonight. Strong to
gale force northeasterlies north of the trough will shift to strong
northerlies late Monday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Lake Melville, South Labrador Coast, Mid Labrador Coast and South
Labrador Sea.

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