South Labrador Sea
Issued 09:30 AM NDT 07 April 2020
Today Tonight and Wednesday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southeast 25 knots except northeast 35 over northwestern sections today. Wind becoming east 25 this evening then diminishing to variable 15 Wednesday afternoon.
Snow changing to flurries or showers this evening.
Temperatures near zero.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 6 April 2020 Today Tonight and Tuesday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4740N 5240W to 4745N 5055W
to 4850N 5005W to 5500N 5300W to 5625N 5700W to 5800N 5845W then
northward. Sea ice north then west of the ice edge.
Bergy water except 3 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old
ice in the extreme northwestern section.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 3:03 PM EDT 6 April 2020
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 7 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4737N 5626W to 4525N 5610W to 4420N 5045W to 4450N 4630W to 4720N
4400W to 4900N 4345W to 5330N 4800W to 5830N 5430W to 5630N 4800W
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 7 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5017N 6028W to Newfoundland near 4918N 5810W.
Iceberg CountUnknown number of icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
South Labrador SeaIssued 09:30 AM NDT 07 April 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 9:30 AM NDT 7 April 2020 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 a.m. NDT today low 991 mb located 80 miles northeast
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday low 995 mb located over the Mid
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:18 AM NDT 7 April 2020 A low pressure system northeast of Cartwright will move westward to
lie over the Mid Labrador Coast tonight. Gale force northeasterly to
northwesterly winds can be expected over all open waters today ahead
of this approaching system.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Lake Melville.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for South Labrador Coast, Mid Labrador Coast, and Northwest
Atlantic - Labrador Area
- Belle Isle Bank - eastern half
- Belle Isle Bank - western half
- Central Brevoort - northern half
- Central Brevoort - southern half
- East Brevoort
- East Labrador Sea
- Funk Island Bank
- Lake Melville
- Mid Labrador Coast
- Northeast Coast
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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