South Labrador Sea


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 23 September 2018

Today Tonight and Monday.

Hurricane force wind warning in effect.

Wind west 55 to 65 knots diminishing to west 45 to 55 this afternoon then becoming northwest 45 late overnight. Wind northwest 45 Monday.

Rain or snow changing to showers late overnight.


Issued 06:00 AM NDT 23 September 2018
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 8 to 11 metres subsiding to 6 to 8 this evening and to 4 to 6 late overnight. Seas building to 6 to 8 Monday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 23 September 2018
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Wednesday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots.
Thursday Wind south 25 knots veering to west 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 4 August 2018 Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 4 August 2018

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 22 September 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Sep estimated from Newfoundland near
4915N 5331W to 5000N 4700W to 5100N 4700W to 5800N 5700W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Sep estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5142N 5625W to Newfoundland near 5128N 5614W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Hurricane force wind warning in effect

South Labrador Sea

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 23 September 2018

'Hurricane' force winds of 64 knots or above are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 23 September 2018 Today Tonight and Monday At 9:30 a.m. NDT today quasi-stationary low 961 mb located over
the East Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:07 AM NDT 23 September 2018 An intense low pressure system over the East Labrador Sea will remain
nearly stationary and slowly weaken.

Gale force easterly winds north of the low shift to generally storm
to hurricane force northwesterlies to southwesterlies behind it.
Winds will diminish to strong to gale force northwesterly on Monday
as the low weakens.

Marine interests are advised that hurricane force wind warnings are
in effect for South Labrador Sea and East Labrador Sea.
Storm warnings are in effect for all remaining waters except Lake
Melville, South Labrador Coast and Mid Labrador Coast where gale
warnings are in effect.

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