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South Labrador Sea


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 28 November 2021

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 25 knots increasing to south 35 near noon then veering to west 35 Monday morning. Wind diminishing to west 25 Monday evening.

Showers ending this morning.


Issued 06:00 PM NST 27 November 2021
Tonight and Sunday. Seas 3 to 5 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 28 November 2021
Tuesday Wind variable 15 knots increasing to east 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind south 45 knots becoming northwest 40 to 50.
Thursday Wind west 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 November 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 November 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5345N 5642W to 5354N
5652W to Labrador near 5356N 5708W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5413N 5815W to Labrador
near 5415N 5818W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5550N 6039W to 5737N
6109W to 5856N 6233W to Labrador near 5916N 6323W. Sea ice west of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 27 November 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Nov estimated from Newfoundland near
5106N 5543W to 5130N 5430W to 5400N 4945W to 5600N 4945W to 5745N
5715W to 6050N 6015W to 6205N 5355W to 5910N 4710W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Nov estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5128N 5651W to Newfoundland near 5120N 5639W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

South Labrador Sea

Issued 04:00 AM NST 28 November 2021

'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 NST 28 November 2021 Today Tonight and Monday At 4:00 a.m. NST today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over the Northwest Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 p.m. NST tonight dissipating trough located west of the
Marine District.

At 4:00 a.m. NST today low 982 mb located north of Anticosti Island.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Monday low 978 mb located over the North Labrador

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:56 AM NST 28 November 2021 A trough of low pressure over the Northwest Labrador Sea will weaken
and move west of the region this evening. Gale force northeasterlies
west of the trough will diminish early this evening.

A low pressure system approaching from the south will cross Labrador
today to lie over the Labrador Sea on Monday. Strong to gale force
southerlies ahead of the low shift to strong to gale force westerlies
behind it.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all

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