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South Labrador Sea


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 26 September 2023

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to west 15 this evening then increasing to northwest 25 Wednesday morning. Wind increasing to northwest 35 Wednesday evening.


Issued 06:00 PM NDT 25 September 2023

South Labrador Sea - eastern half

Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 near midnight then subsiding to 2 to 3 Tuesday evening.

South Labrador Sea - western half

Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 near midnight then subsiding to 2 to 3 Tuesday afternoon. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 26 September 2023
Thursday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 20 late in the day.
Friday Wind northwest 20 knots.
Saturday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 18 July 2023 Forecasts have ended for the season.

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EDT 25 September 2023

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Sep estimated from Newfoundland near
4926N 5355W to 5100N 5100W to 5400N 5100W to 5915N 5700W to 5955N
5120W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Sep estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5132N 5647W to Newfoundland near 5124N 5628W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

South Labrador Sea

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 26 September 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 Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM NDT 26 September 2023 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. NDT today quasi-stationary high 1032 mb located
over Quebec.

At 4:00 a.m. NDT today trough located southwest of Greenland.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT today departing trough located south of Greenland.

At 4:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday approaching trough located east of
Baffin Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:54 AM NDT 26 September 2023 A trough of low pressure located southwest of Greenland will drift
southward before departing this afternoon. Gale force northwesterlies
over eastern waters will diminish to strong later today.

A second trough of low pressure will approach the marine district
from the north tonight. Strong to gale force west to northwesterlies
are expected ahead of this feature.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
North Labrador Coast and the Labrador Sea.

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