South Labrador Sea
Issued 04:00 AM NDT 21 March 2023
Today Tonight and Wednesday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind north 35 knots diminishing to northwest 25 this morning and to northwest 15 to 20 this evening. Wind veering to northeast 15 late overnight. Wind northeast 15 Wednesday.
Showers or flurries becoming flurries this morning.
Temperatures minus 2 to plus 1.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 20 March 2023 Today Tonight and Tuesday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4647N 5257W to 4645N 5226W
to 4838N 5055W to 4957N 5140W to 5035N 5420W to 5437N 5305W to 5803N
5815W then northeastward. Sea ice north then west of the ice edge.
Bergy water except 8 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old
ice in the extreme western section.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 4:12 PM EDT 20 March 2023
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4655N 5555W to 4600N 5525W to 4515N 5000W to 4535N 4610W to 4700N
4500W to 4845N 4525W to 5835N 5540W to 6005N 5015W to 5900N 4815W to
5820N 4520W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5027N 5948W to Newfoundland near 4936N 5753W.
Iceberg CountUnknown number of icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Gale warning in effect
South Labrador SeaIssued 04:00 AM NDT 21 March 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 AM NDT 21 March 2023 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. NDT today departing low 982 mb located southeast of
Belle Isle Bank.
At 4:00 a.m. NDT today quasi-stationary trough located off
Marine Weather StatementIssued 4:09 AM NDT 21 March 2023 An intense low pressure system just southeast of Belle Isle Bank will
continue to track eastward away from the marine district today.
Gale force northerly to northwesterly winds will diminish to strong
northwesterlies as the low departs.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
Labrador coast and South Labrador Sea.
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Anticosti - eastern half
- Anticosti - western half
- Banquereau - northern half
- Banquereau - southern half
- Belle Isle Bank
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- Eastern Shore - eastern half
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis
- Funk Island Bank
- Gulf - Magdalen - northeastern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - southwestern half
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Lake Melville
- Laurentian Fan
- Mid Labrador Coast - Hopedale and south
- Northeast Coast
- Northeast Gulf
- Northern Grand Banks
- Northumberland Strait - eastern half
- Northumberland Strait - western half
- Sable - eastern half
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- South Labrador Coast
- South Labrador Sea
- Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half
- Strait of Belle Isle - western half
- 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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