South Labrador Sea
Issued 09:30 AM NST 01 December 2020
Today Tonight and Wednesday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind light increasing to southeast 15 to 20 knots this afternoon then backing to northeast 25 this evening except south 25 over southern sections tonight. Wind increasing to east 35 Wednesday evening.
Snow beginning near noon becoming rain or snow this evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.
Temperatures minus 5 to minus 1 rising to plus 2 this evening.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 1 December 2020 Today Tonight and Wednesday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Labrador near 5210N 5535W to 5335N 5430W to
5545N 5920W to 6045N 6245W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice
Iceberg BulletinIssued 2:30 PM EST 30 November 2020
Iceberg LimitIceberg 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 CountUnknown number of icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
South Labrador SeaIssued 09:30 AM NST 01 December 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 9:30 AM NST 1 December 2020 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 a.m. NST today departing low 965 mb located east of
At 4:00 p.m. NST today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over central Labrador.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Wednesday trough located on a line east-west over
the South Labrador Coast.
At 9:30 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Labrador Coast.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Wednesday dissipating ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over the East Labrador Sea.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:07 AM NST 1 December 2020 A trough of low pressure approaching from the west will slowly move
to lie over the South Labrador Coast by Wednesday afternoon. Strong
to gale force east to northeasterlies will develop late in the day to
the north of this feature.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for Mid
Labrador Coast and South 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 - eastern half
- East Coast
- Funk Island Bank
- Gulf - Magdalen
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Lake Melville
- Laurentian Fan
- Mid Labrador Coast
- Northeast Coast
- Northeast Gulf
- Northern Grand Banks
- Northumberland Strait
- 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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