South Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 22 October 2017

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind north 45 knots backing to northwest 25 to 35 this afternoon then diminishing to west 15 Monday morning except northwest 25 over eastern sections. Wind becoming southwest 15 to 20 Monday evening.

Rain changing to a few showers this morning and ending late overnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 21 October 2017
Tonight and Sunday. Seas 7 to 9 metres subsiding to 5 to 7 Sunday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 22 October 2017
Tuesday Wind variable 15 knots.
Wednesday Wind light increasing to south 20 knots.
Thursday Wind southwest 25 knots.

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 15 July 2017 Forecasts have ended for the season.
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 21 October 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Oct estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5332N 5558W to 5315N 5130W to 5500N 5200W to 5800N 5700W to
6000N 5400W to 5800N 5100W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

South Labrador Sea

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 22 October 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM NDT 22 October 2017 Today Tonight and Monday At 4:00 a.m. NDT today low 950 mb located southeast of Greenland.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Monday weakening low 964 mb located southeast
of Greenland.

At 4:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
Quebec.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Monday ridge located on a line north-south over
central Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:52 AM NDT 22 October 2017 An intense low pressure system southeast of Greenland will remain
nearly stationary today and Monday. Gale to storm
Force northwesterlies will gradually diminish over coastal waters
today and over the Labrador Sea tonight and Monday as the low
Slowly weakens over the forecast period.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
South Labrador Coast and Mid Labrador Coast - Hopedale and south.
Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters except Lake
Melville and North Labrador Coast - north of Saglek.

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