South Labrador Sea


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 14 November 2018

Tonight and Thursday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind northeast 25 to 35 knots backing to north 35 to 45 this evening except north 55 over southern sections overnight and Thursday morning. Wind becoming northwest 25 to 35 Thursday afternoon.

Snow changing to rain late overnight then to flurries Thursday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.


Issued 06:00 PM NST 14 November 2018
Tonight and Thursday. Seas 3 to 5 metres building to 5 to 7 near midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 14 November 2018
Friday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 20 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Sunday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.

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 EST 14 November 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 14 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5300N 5552W to 5200N 5400W to 5200N 5030W to 5400N 5030W to
5730N 5330W to 5800N 5630W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N 5400W to 5800N
5000W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

South Labrador Sea

Issued 4:00 PM NST 14 November 2018

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots 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 4:00 PM NST 14 November 2018 Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 p.m. NST today deepening low 960 mb located east of the
Great Northern Peninsula.
By 9:30 a.m. NST Thursday low 944 mb located east of Funk Island

At 4:00 p.m. NST today dissipating ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over the East Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:44 PM NST 14 November 2018 A powerful low pressure system just east of the Great Northern
Peninsula will continue to intensify as it crosses the Funk Island
Bank tonight. Gale force northeasterlies over southern waters will
shift to gale to storm force northwesterlies over all waters tonight
in the wake of the low. Winds will gradually diminish to strong to
gale force northwesterlies late in the day on Thursday.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
the South Labrador Coast, Mid Labrador Coast, and the South Labrador
Sea. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters.

Marine interests are also advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for Lake Melville.

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