South Labrador Sea


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 24 October 2016

Tonight and Tuesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 25 to 35 knots becoming north 25 Tuesday afternoon.

Rain or snow changing to a few flurries or showers late overnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Temperatures minus 1 to plus 3.


Issued 06:00 PM NDT 24 October 2016
Tonight and Tuesday Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 Tuesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 24 October 2016
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots.
Friday Wind light.

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 24 October 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 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 4:00 PM NDT 24 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 4:00 PM NDT 24 October 2016 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. NDT today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over the South Labrador Coast.
By 9:30 a.m. NDT Tuesday trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Great Northern Peninsula.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:49 PM NDT 24 October 2016 A trough of low pressure over the South Labrador Coast will move
south of the region tonight. Strong to gale force northeasterlies
north of the trough will back to strong northerlies early Tuesday as
it moves away.

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

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