South Labrador Coast - southern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 31 May 2016

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 this morning then increasing to northwest 20 to 25 this evening. Wind increasing to northwest 35 late overnight.

Rain and fog patches changing to flurries and showers this evening and ending Wednesday morning.

Temperatures zero to plus 4.


Issued 06:00 AM NDT 31 May 2016
Today Tonight and Wednesday Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres building to 3 to 4 Wednesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 31 May 2016
Thursday Wind northwest 35 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20.
Saturday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 30 May 2016 Today Tonight and Tuesday Bergy water. 

[ Canadian Ice Service ]

Stay connected


Weather Conditions

Skip Image

Zoom-in to make a selection

Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Southwestern Grand Banks - 44138 Banquereau - 44139 Tail of the Bank - 44140 Nickerson Bank - 44251 Northeast Burgeo Bank - 44255 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Miscou Island Grand Étang Ingonish Beach North Mountain St.Paul Island J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Argentia Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Rocky Harbour Sagona Island St. Anthony Airport St. John's Int'l Airport St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Twillingate Winterland Wreckhouse Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Eskasoni (First Nations) Îles de la Madeleine Airport
buoy Buoy
land station Land Station
Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 30 May 2016 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5215N 5540W to 5250N 5400W to
5330N 5500W to 5400N 5300W to 5500N 5330W to 5630N 5730W to 5800N
5830W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 30 May 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4656N 5402W to 4245N 4945W to 4245N 4815W to 4545N 3700W to 4730N
3700W to 5300N 4715W to 5600N 4900W then eastward.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 May estimated from Quebec near
5016N 6025W to Newfoundland near 4917N 5808W.

Iceberg Count

Less than 10 icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

South Labrador Coast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 31 May 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 4:00 AM NDT 31 May 2016 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. NDT today low 996 mb located over western Labrador.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday low 1002 mb located over Belle Isle Bank.

At 4:00 a.m. NDT today trough from 996 mb low located from Lake
Melville to the East Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday trough from 1002 mb low located from
Belle Isle Bank to the East Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:49 AM NDT 31 May 2016 A low pressure system is expected to track south of the district
today and tomorrow. A trough extending from the low through the
Labrador Sea will slowly pivot eastward throughout the forecast
period. Strong to gale force northwesterlies will develop over most
waters behind the trough late tonight and Wednesday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
Labrador coast, South Labrador Sea - northwestern half and Northwest
Labrador Sea - southeastern half.

Atlantic - Newfoundland Area

Another Region

What we are doing

Date modified: