South Labrador Sea
Issued 04:00 AM NDT 02 April 2023
Today Tonight and Monday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots backing to east 25 near noon then increasing to northeast 35 late overnight. Wind backing to northwest 35 to 45 Monday evening.
Flurries changing to snow Monday morning. Visibility as low as 1 mile in precipitation.
Temperatures minus 4 to zero rising to plus 1 this afternoon.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 1 April 2023 Today Tonight and Sunday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4710N 5251W to 4704N 5213W
to 4745N 5200W to 4929N 5241W to 5026N 5355W to 5030N 5452W to 5509N
5255W to 5803N 5756W 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 2:30 PM EDT 1 April 2023
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 2 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4655N 5550W to 4425N 5400W to 4430N 4635W to 4815N 4345W to 5835N
5540W to 5900N 4900W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 2 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5015N 6058W to Newfoundland near 4840N 5829W.
Iceberg CountUnknown number of icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Gale warning in effect
South Labrador SeaIssued 04:00 AM NDT 02 April 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 2 April 2023 Today Tonight and Monday At 4:00 a.m. NDT today low 983 mb located over the Gulf of
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Monday low 982 mb located over southeastern
At 4:00 a.m. NDT today weakening ridge located over the East
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:50 AM NDT 2 April 2023 An intense low pressure system over the Gulf of St. Lawrence will
move over Southeastern Labrador tonight and into the Labrador Sea on
Monday. Strong to gale force east to northeasterlies will develop
over all waters ahead of this system before shifting to strong to
gale force northwesterlies in its wake.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Lake Melville and North Labrador Coast.
Marine interests are also advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for Northwest 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 Shore
- East Coast
- Funk Island Bank
- Gulf - Magdalen - northeastern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - southwestern half
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Lake Melville
- Laurentian Fan
- Mid Labrador Coast
- Northeast Coast - Cape St. John and south
- Northeast Coast - north of Cape St. John
- Northeast Gulf
- Northern Grand Banks
- Northumberland Strait - eastern half
- Northumberland Strait - western 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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