South Labrador Coast


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 21 September 2018

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to light this afternoon then increasing to southeast 25 late overnight. Wind increasing to southeast 45 to 55 Saturday morning then diminishing to southwest 35 to 45 Saturday afternoon. Wind increasing to southwest 45 to 55 Saturday evening.

Showers ending this afternoon. Rain overnight and Saturday.


Issued 06:00 AM NDT 21 September 2018
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 3 to 5 late overnight and to 6 to 8 near noon Saturday. Seas subsiding to 4 to 6 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 21 September 2018
Sunday Wind west 55 knots diminishing to southwest 35 to 45 in the morning and to southwest 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots veering to northwest 25 to 35.
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15.

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 21 September 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Sep estimated from Newfoundland near
4804N 5255W to 4730N 4715W to 5100N 4730W to 5800N 5600W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Sep estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5142N 5625W to Newfoundland near 5128N 5614W.

Iceberg Count

Less than 10 icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

South Labrador Coast

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 21 September 2018

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 9:30 AM NDT 21 September 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 a.m. NDT today low 1005 mb located northeast of Ungava Bay.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT today quasi-stationary low 1002 mb located north
of the Northwest Labrador Sea.

At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight intensifying low 977 mb located over
By 9:30 p.m. NDT Saturday low 961 mb located over the South
Labrador Sea.

At 9:30 a.m. NDT today ridge located over the East Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT today departing ridge located east of the East
Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:22 AM NDT 21 September 2018 A low pressure system approaching from the southwest will intensify
into Major fall storm as it moves across Western Labrador Saturday
morning, then off the Mid Labrador Coast Saturday evening. Gale to
storm force southeasterly to northeasterly winds will spread across
all waters on Saturday ahead of the low. Winds will shift to gale to
storm force southwesterly to northwesterly later on Saturday over
coastal waters behind the low. Winds are likely to approach or
exceed hurricane force over parts of the Mid Labrador Coast and South
Labrador Sea Saturday night into Sunday.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
all waters except Northwest Labrador Sea where a gale warning is in

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