South Labrador Sea
Issued 09:30 AM NDT 20 May 2022
Today Tonight and Saturday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind west 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light near noon then increasing to south 15 near midnight. Wind increasing to southeast 25 Saturday morning and to south 35 Saturday afternoon.
Showers Saturday late in the day. Fog patches dissipating this afternoon.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 20 May 2022 Today Tonight and Saturday
Ice EdgeFirst ice edge estimated from Quebec near 5124N 5747W to
Newfoundland near 5045N 5713W. Sea ice northeast of the ice edge.
Second ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5050N 5559W to
5057N 5330W to 5506N 5338W to 5803N 5815W then northeastward. Sea
ice north then west of the ice edge.
Bergy water except 4 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old
ice in the western section.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 2:30 PM EDT 20 May 2022
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4650N 5405W to 4620N 5300W to 4620N 4825W to 4800N 4745W to 5100N
4735W to 5715N 5040W to 5650N 4750W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 May estimated from Quebec near
5014N 6137W to Newfoundland near 4755N 5915W.
Iceberg CountUnknown number of icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
South Labrador SeaIssued 09:30 AM NDT 20 May 2022
'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 NDT 20 May 2022 Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. NDT today ridge located over the Mid Labrador Coast.
By 9:30 a.m. NDT Saturday departing ridge located east of Labrador
At 4:00 a.m. NDT Saturday trough located over central Quebec.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT Saturday trough located on a line north-south
over the North Labrador Coast.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:50 PM NDT 20 May 2022 On Saturday, a trough of low pressure will sweep across Labrador and
the Labrador Sea. Strong to gale force south to southeasterlies will
spread across most waters on Saturday ahead of the trough. Winds will
shift to strong to gale force west to southwesterlies later in the
day in its wake.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Lake Melville.
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Anticosti - northeastern half
- Anticosti - southwestern half
- Belle Isle Bank
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast
- Funk Island Bank
- Gulf - Magdalen - northeastern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - southwestern half
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Lake Melville
- 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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