Language selection

Features

My Weather Profile Weather Topics  | 

South Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NST 30 November 2020

Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots becoming west 25 late this evening then diminishing to west 15 to 20 late overnight. Wind diminishing to light Tuesday morning then increasing to southeast 15 to 20 Tuesday afternoon. Wind backing to east 25 Tuesday evening.

Flurries ending overnight. Snow Tuesday afternoon and evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

A risk of freezing spray over western sections tonight.

Temperatures minus 5 to minus 1 rising to plus 1 Tuesday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 30 November 2020
Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 Tuesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 30 November 2020
Wednesday Wind northeast 25 knots.
Thursday Wind southeast 35 knots.
Friday Wind southwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 30 November 2020 Today Tonight and Tuesday Bergy water. 

[ Canadian Ice Service ]

Stay connected

ATOM

Weather Conditions

Skip Image

Zoom-in to make a selection

Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Banquereau - 44139 East Chedabucto Bay - 44488 West Chedabucto Bay - 44489 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport Miscou Island Eskasoni (First Nations) Grand Étang Ingonish Beach North Mountain St.Paul Island J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Argentia Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Rocky Harbour Sagona Island St. Anthony Airport St. John's Int'l Airport St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Twillingate Winterland Branch Hill Wreckhouse Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour
Legend:
buoy Buoy
land station Land Station
Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 30 November 2020 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5240N 5545W to 5425N 5455W to
5530N 5930W to 6035N 6345W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EST 30 November 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Dec estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5551W to 5100N 5315W to 5500N 5200W to 5900N 5700W to 6000N
5300W to 5800N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Dec estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5150N 5610W to Newfoundland near 5136N 5556W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

South Labrador Sea

Issued 9:30 PM NST 30 November 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM NST 30 November 2020 Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight low 975 mb located east of the Marine
District.
By 9:30 a.m. NST Tuesday departing low 967 mb located east of
Greenland.

At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over central Labrador.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Tuesday ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 p.m. NST Tuesday approaching trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over central Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:23 PM NST 30 November 2020 A low pressure system east of the marine district will slowly drift
northeastward to lie well east of Greenland on Tuesday. Strong to
gale force northwesterlies in the wake of the low will gradually
diminish tonight except over the East Labrador Sea where they will
persist into Tuesday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
Labrador Sea.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Mid Labrador Coast, North Labrador Coast, and Northwest
Labrador Sea.

Atlantic - Newfoundland Area

Another Region

What we are doing

Features

Heading to Banff or Jasper National Parks this winter?

Go prepared with Highway 93 forecasts. North and South highway regions are available in the Alberta text forecast bulletin. (Photo by: Natalie Anderson)

Date modified: