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South Labrador Sea


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 19 June 2024

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 knots backing to southwest 15 to 20 this morning then increasing to southeast 30 this evening. Wind increasing to northwest 35 to 45 near noon Thursday then diminishing to northwest 25 Thursday evening.

Showers tonight and Thursday. Fog patches forming this evening and dissipating Thursday evening.


Issued 06:00 AM NDT 19 June 2024
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this afternoon then building to 2 to 3 late overnight except 3 to 4 over eastern sections Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 19 June 2024
Friday Wind west 25 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15.
Sunday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 18 June 2024 Today Tonight and Wednesday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 18 June 2024 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5755N 6156W to 5815N 6115W to
5956N 6008W to 6200N 6305W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the
ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EDT 18 June 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Jun estimated from Newfoundland near
4657N 5300W to 4815N 5125W to 5245N 4920W to 5725N 5105W to 5630N
4755W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Jun estimated from Quebec near
5040N 5930W to Newfoundland near 4950N 5735W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

South Labrador Sea

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 19 June 2024

'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 19 June 2024 Today Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 a.m. NDT today low 1004 mb located east of the East
Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 a.m. NDT today departing low 1004 mb located east of the
Marine District.

At 4:00 p.m. NDT today trough located over northern Quebec.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT Thursday trough located from Baffin Island to
the East Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located over central Labrador.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Thursday ridge located east of the Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:51 AM NDT 19 June 2024 A trough of low pressure over Northern Quebec this afternoon will
track eastward into the Labrador Sea on Thursday. Strong
southeasterlies ahead of the trough will shift to strong to gale
force northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
Labrador Sea.

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