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South Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 24 September 2020

Today Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 25 knots except northeast 25 over northern sections. Wind increasing to northwest 35 to 45 late this morning then backing to west 45 late this afternoon. Wind diminishing to west 35 near midnight and to southwest 30 near noon Friday.

Rain and fog patches changing to showers this afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 24 September 2020
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 near noon and to 5 to 7 this evening. Seas subsiding to 3 to 5 Friday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 24 September 2020
Saturday Wind west 35 to 45 knots veering to northwest 35 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind variable 15 knots increasing to east 20.
Monday Wind variable 10 to 15 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 23 September 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Sep estimated from Newfoundland near
5019N 5630W to 5030N 4900W to 5400N 4900W to 5530N 5200W to 5700N
5500W to 6200N 5600W to 5900N 5000W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Sep estimated from Newfoundland
near 5120N 5636W to the Labrador coast near 5133N 5648W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

South Labrador Sea

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 24 September 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 24 September 2020 Today Tonight and Friday At 4:00 a.m. NDT today intensifying low 978 mb located over
southeastern Labrador.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Friday low 964 mb located over the northern East
Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:56 AM NDT 24 September 2020 An intensifying low pressure system over Southeastern Labrador will
move to lie over the northern half of the East Labrador Sea Friday
morning. Gale to storm force southeasterlies ahead of the system will
shift to strong to gale force west to southwesterlies today.
Winds over northwestern waters will shift to gale to storm force
northwesterlies on Friday as the low begins to track southeastwards.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Northwest Labrador Sea - southern half and East Labrador Sea.
Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters except Lake
Melville.

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