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South Labrador Sea


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 25 September 2020

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind west 35 knots diminishing to southwest 30 this morning then increasing to northwest 35 to 45 this evening except northwest 45 to 55 over northern sections tonight. Wind becoming northwest 35 Saturday afternoon then diminishing to northwest 25 Saturday evening.



Issued 06:00 AM NDT 25 September 2020
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 5 to 7 metres subsiding to 3 to 5 near noon then building to 5 to 7 this evening. Seas subsiding to 3 to 5 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 25 September 2020
Sunday Wind northwest 20 knots diminishing to light in the morning.
Monday Wind southeast 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind southwest 20 knots.

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 19 July 2020 Forecasts have ended for the season.

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EDT 24 September 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Sep estimated from Newfoundland near
5019N 5630W to 5045N 4830W to 5345N 4830W to 5530N 5200W to 5700N
5500W to 6200N 5600W to 5900N 5000W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Sep estimated from Newfoundland
near 5120N 5636W to the Labrador coast near 5133N 5648W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

South Labrador Sea

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 25 September 2020

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 AM NDT 25 September 2020 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. NDT today low 964 mb located over northern Labrador
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Saturday low 978 mb located over central Labrador

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:48 AM NDT 25 September 2020 A low pressure system over the Northern Labrador Sea will remain
nearly stationary today before beginning to move southeastwards
tonight. Gale to storm force southeast to northeasterlies can be
expected to the north of the low this morning, with strong to gale
force northwest to southwesterlies to its south. Winds will intensify
to gale to storm force northwesterlies in the wake of the low by this
evening as it begins to track southeastwards.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
North Labrador Coast, South Labrador Sea, Northwest Labrador Sea -
southern half, and East Labrador Sea. Gale warnings are in effect for
all remaining waters except Lake Melville and South Labrador Coast.

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