South Labrador Coast


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 22 October 2016

Today Tonight and Sunday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to northeast 15 knots this afternoon and to northeast 25 this evening. Wind increasing to northeast 35 early Sunday morning.

Rain beginning this evening.


Issued 06:00 AM NDT 22 October 2016
Today Tonight and Sunday Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this morning then building to 2 to 3 late overnight. Seas building to 3 to 5 Sunday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 22 October 2016
Monday Wind northeast 25 to 35 knots.
Tuesday Wind north 25 knots.
Wednesday Wind north 25 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 22 October 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 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

Less than 10 icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

South Labrador Coast

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 22 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 AM NDT 22 October 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 p.m. NDT today intensifying low 987 mb located over New
By 4:00 p.m. NDT Sunday low 979 mb located north of the St. Lawrence

At 4:00 p.m. NDT today intensifying trough from low located over
Cabot Strait.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT Sunday trough from low located on a line east-west
over the Great Northern Peninsula.

At 9:30 a.m. NDT today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Labrador.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT today dissipating ridge located on a line east-west
over Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:19 AM NDT 22 October 2016 An intensifying low pressure system near Cape Cod will track
northwards into Quebec tonight and Sunday. An associated trough
extending east from the low is forecast to track across Newfoundland
during the same time period, stalling over the Belle Isle Bank by
Sunday evening. Strong to gale force northeasterlies ahead of these
systems will spread across the marine district tonight and Sunday.

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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