South Labrador Coast
Issued 04:00 PM NST 23 January 2018
Tonight and Wednesday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind west 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 this evening then increasing to east 25 early Wednesday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 45 near noon Wednesday then veering to south 35 Wednesday evening.
Snow beginning early Wednesday morning changing to rain Wednesday evening. Visibility near zero in precipitation.
Risk of freezing spray this evening. Risk of freezing spray Wednesday morning and afternoon.
Temperatures minus 20 to minus 15 rising to plus 1 Wednesday evening.
Zoom-in to make a selection
Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 23 January 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5300W to 4935N 5320W
to 5015N 5425W to 4950N 5210W to 5400N 5140W to 5720N 5735W to 5800N
5830W then northwards. Sea ice west of the ice edge.
9 tenths of grey ice including 3 tenths of grey-white ice.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 23 January 2018
Iceberg LimitIceberg 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 CountNo confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs north of the
Warnings (In effect)
South Labrador CoastIssued 4:00 PM NST 23 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 SynopsisIssued 4:00 PM NST 23 January 2018 Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 p.m. NST today quasi-stationary low 966 mb located southeast
At 4:00 p.m. NST today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over central Labrador.
By 9:30 a.m. NST Wednesday departing ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over northern Labrador Sea.
At 4:00 a.m. NST Wednesday low 986 mb located over New Brunswick.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Wednesday low 976 mb located north of Anticosti
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:48 PM NST 23 January 2018 A low pressure system southeast of Greenland will remain nearly
stationary as a ridge of high pressure slowly approaches from the
southwest. Strong to gale force northwesterlies can be expected to
continue over northwestern waters between these two systems today and
A second low pressure system will approach from the southwest on
Wednesday and cross Southeastern Labrador in the evening. Winds will
increase to strong to gale force easterlies as it approaches.
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 Sea and Northwest Labrador Sea.
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Anticosti - northeastern half
- Anticosti - southwestern half
- Belle Isle Bank
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Cabot Strait - northern half
- Cabot Strait - southern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast
- Funk Island Bank
- Gulf - Magdalen - northern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - southern half
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Lake Melville
- Laurentian Fan
- Mid Labrador Coast
- Northeast Coast
- Northeast Gulf
- Northern Grand Banks
- Northumberland Strait - eastern half
- Northumberland Strait - western half
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- South Labrador Coast
- South Labrador Sea
- Strait of Belle Isle
- 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
What we are doing
- Date modified: