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South Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 23 October 2020

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 this evening and to light late overnight. Wind increasing to south 15 Saturday morning and to southeast 35 Saturday afternoon.

Flurries or showers ending this evening. Snow or rain Saturday afternoon and evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 22 October 2020
Tonight and Friday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 late overnight except 3 to 4 over eastern sections Friday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 23 October 2020
Sunday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots veering to northwest 35 to 45 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind northwest 45 knots diminishing to northwest 25 to 35.
Tuesday Wind northwest 20 knots.

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 19 July 2020 Forecasts have ended for the season.
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EDT 22 October 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Oct estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5202N 5548W to 5045N 5400W to 5100N 5030W to 5300N 4900W to
5630N 5100W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

South Labrador Sea

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 23 October 2020

'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 23 October 2020 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. NDT today quasi-stationary trough located southwest
of Greenland.

At 4:00 a.m. NDT Saturday approaching low 995 mb located over
Quebec.

At 4:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located over Quebec.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Saturday ridge located over Labrador Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:56 AM NDT 23 October 2020 A trough of low pressure off Southwestern Greenland will remain
nearly stationary today and tonight. Meanwhile, a ridge of high
pressure will approach the marine district from the west. Strong to
gale force northwesterlies over the Labrador Sea will diminish
tonight as the ridge approaches.

On Saturday, a low pressure system will approach from the west.
Strong to gale force southeasterlies will develop on Saturday ahead
of the low.

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

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