Language selection

Weather shortcuts

South Labrador Sea


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 08 December 2023

Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind north 35 knots becoming north 25 to 35 early this evening except north 35 to 45 over southeastern sections tonight. Wind becoming north 25 near noon Saturday then diminishing to north 15 to 20 Saturday evening.

Rain ending near midnight. Visibility as low as 1 mile in rain.


Issued 06:00 PM NST 08 December 2023
Tonight and Saturday. Seas 5 to 7 metres except 7 to 10 over southeastern sections overnight and Saturday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 08 December 2023
Sunday Wind variable 15 knots increasing to south 25 late in the day.
Monday Wind south 35 knots diminishing to southwest 20.
Tuesday Wind south 35 to 45 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 8 December 2023 Today Tonight and Saturday Bergy water. 

[ Canadian Ice Service ]

Stay connected


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 Berry Hill Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques 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
buoy Buoy
land station Land Station
Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 8 December 2023 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5213N 5538W to 5348N 5518W to
5559N 5947W to 6031N 6404W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 8 December 2023

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 9 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5240N 5548W to 5345N 5345W to 5600N 5345W to 5830N 5630W to
6050N 5630W to 5850N 4540W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

South Labrador Sea

Issued 4:00 PM NST 08 December 2023

'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 8 December 2023 Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. NST today quasi-stationary low 940 mb located east
of Belle Isle Bank.

At 4:00 a.m. NST Saturday approaching ridge located from Ungava
Bay to New England.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:55 PM NST 8 December 2023 A low pressure system east of Belle Isle Bank will remain near
stationary southeast of the marine district throughout the forecast
period. Strong to gale force northeast to northwesterlies will
persist through tonight and diminish Saturday as a ridge begins to
move in from the west.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except East Labrador Sea - northwestern half.

Atlantic - Newfoundland Area

Another Region

Date modified: