South Labrador Coast


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 22 January 2018

Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 25 to 35 knots becoming west 25 Tuesday afternoon then diminishing to west 10 to 15 Tuesday evening.

Risk of freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 20 to minus 15.


Issued 06:00 PM NST 22 January 2018
Tonight and Tuesday. Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 22 January 2018
Wednesday Wind light increasing to east 35 to 45 knots in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind south 25 knots increasing to northwest 35 to 45.
Friday Wind northwest 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 22 January 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday 9 tenths of grey ice including 3 tenths of grey-white ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 22 January 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5300W to 4935N 5320W
to 5025N 5525W to 5010N 5215W to 5400N 5140W to 5720N 5735W to 5800N
5750W then northwards. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 tenths of grey ice including 3 tenths of grey-white ice.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:51 PM EST 22 January 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5320N 5550W to 5330N 5130W to 5500N 5130W to 5700N 5300W then

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs north of the
iceberg limit.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

South Labrador Coast

Issued 4:00 PM NST 22 January 2018

'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 PM NST 22 January 2018 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. NST today low 994 mb located over the southern
Northwest Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 p.m. NST tonight dissipating low 998 mb located over the
central South Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 p.m. NST today quasi-stationary low 966 mb located southeast
of Greenland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:58 PM NST 22 January 2018 A low pressure system over the Northwest Labrador Sea will slowly
weaken as it drifts southward this evening. Meanwhile, a low pressure
system southeast of Greenland will remain nearly stationary.
These systems will bring gale force northwesterlies to western waters
tonight into Tuesday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Lake Melville and East Labrador Sea.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for South Labrador Sea and Northwest Labrador Sea.

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