South Labrador Coast


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 16 October 2018

Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind east 35 knots backing to northeast 45 this evening then to northwest 45 late overnight. Wind diminishing to northwest 25 Wednesday morning and to northwest 15 to 20 Wednesday afternoon. Wind diminishing to light Wednesday evening.

Periods of snow or rain changing to flurries late overnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.


Issued 06:00 PM NDT 16 October 2018
Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 3 to 4 metres building to 4 to 6 near midnight then subsiding to 3 to 4 Wednesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 16 October 2018
Thursday Wind light increasing to northeast 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon.
Friday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Saturday Wind southwest 15 knots increasing to south 25.

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 EDT 16 October 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Oct estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5600W to 5100N 5400W to 5400N 4930W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Oct estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5155N 5600W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

Less than 10 icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

South Labrador Coast

Issued 4:00 PM NDT 16 October 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 NDT 16 October 2018 Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 p.m. NDT today deepening low 971 mb located over the Quebec
Lower North Shore.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT Wednesday low 966 mb located northeast of Belle
Isle Bank.

At 4:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday approaching ridge located west of

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:55 PM NDT 16 October 2018 A low pressure system over the Quebec Lower North Shore will continue
to rapidly deepen as it moves to lie over Southeastern Labrador this
evening before tracking out to sea tonight. Strong to gale force
northeasterlies ahead of the low will strengthen to gale to storm
force northerlies as the low tracks south of the Labrador Sea.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
South Labrador Sea - southeastern half and East Labrador Sea -
southeastern half. Gale warnings are in effect for Lake Melville,
South Labrador Coast, Mid Labrador Coast - Hopedale, and south and
East Labrador Sea - northwestern half.

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