South Labrador Sea
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.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 8 December 2023 Today Tonight and Saturday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Labrador near 5213N 5538W to 5348N 5518W to
5559N 5947W to 6031N 6404W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice
Iceberg BulletinIssued 1:30 PM EST 8 December 2023
Iceberg LimitIceberg 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 CountUnknown number of icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
South Labrador SeaIssued 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 SynopsisIssued 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 StatementIssued 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
- Belle Isle Bank
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Eastern Shore - eastern half
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis
- Funk Island Bank
- Gulf - Magdalen
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Lake Melville
- Laurentian Fan
- 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
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