South Labrador Sea


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 22 October 2017

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

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

A few showers ending late overnight.


Issued 06:00 AM NDT 22 October 2017
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 7 to 9 metres subsiding to 5 to 7 this afternoon and to 4 Monday morning.

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 22 October 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Oct estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5332N 5558W to 5300N 5145W to 5500N 5200W 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 09:30 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 AM NDT 22 October 2017 Today Tonight and Monday At 9:30 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 9:30 a.m. NDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
western Labrador.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Monday ridge located on a line north-south over
central Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:15 AM NDT 22 October 2017 An intense low pressure system southeast of Greenland will remain
nearly stationary today and tonight then slowly move eastward on
Monday. Gale 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 gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Lake Melville and North Labrador Coast - north of

Atlantic - Newfoundland Area

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