Language selection

My Weather Profile Weather Topics  | 

South Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NST 26 January 2023

Tonight and Friday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southeast 20 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35 near midnight and to south 45 to 55 late overnight except northwest 55 over northwestern sections Friday morning. Wind becoming northwest 45 to 55 near noon Friday then diminishing to northwest 35 to 45 Friday evening.

Flurries changing to snow or rain near midnight then to flurries Friday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water moderate freezing spray ending overnight. Severe freezing spray beginning Friday afternoon.

Temperatures minus 16 to minus 8 rising to minus 3 to plus 3 overnight then falling to minus 12 to minus 4 Friday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 26 January 2023
Tonight and Friday. Outside the ice edge seas 2 metres building to 3 to 5 near midnight and to 5 to 7 late overnight. Seas building to 7 to 10 Friday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 26 January 2023
Saturday Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots diminishing to southwest 25 in the morning.
Sunday Wind southwest 25 knots increasing to northwest 35 to 45.
Monday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to variable 15 to 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 26 January 2023 Today Tonight and Friday Bergy water except 4 tenths grey ice including 1 tenth grey-white ice in the extreme western section. 

[ Canadian Ice Service ]

Stay connected

ATOM

Weather Conditions

Skip Image

Zoom-in to make a selection

Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Banquereau - 44139 East Chedabucto Bay - 44488 West Chedabucto Bay - 44489 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport Miscou Island Eskasoni (First Nations) Grand Étang Ingonish Beach North Mountain St.Paul Island J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Argentia Berry Hill Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Sagona Island St. Anthony Airport St. John's Int'l Airport St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Twillingate Winterland Branch Hill Wreckhouse Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour
Legend:
buoy Buoy
land station Land Station
Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 26 January 2023 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4842N 5305W to 4933N
5332W to 5021N 5526W to 5123N 5430W to 5426N 5401W to 5803N 5805W
then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 6142N 5807W to 6200N 5747W then
northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 4 tenths grey ice including 1 tenth grey-white
ice in the extreme western section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 26 January 2023

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5025N 5635W to 4925N 4910W to 5020N 4800W to 5215N 4845W to 5815N
5630W to 6005N 5015W to 5805N 4545W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Jan estimated from Quebec near
5120N 5832W to Newfoundland near 5022N 5725W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

South Labrador Sea

Issued 9:30 PM NST 26 January 2023

'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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

South Labrador Sea

Issued 9:30 PM NST 26 January 2023

Moderate or severe freezing spray is 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM NST 26 January 2023 Tonight and Friday At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight intensifying low 982 mb located over
Anticosti Island.
By 9:30 p.m. NST Friday low 970 mb located over the East Labrador
Sea.

At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight dissipating ridge located over Labrador
Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:11 PM NST 26 January 2023 An intensifying low pressure system approaching from the southwest
will cross the Labrador Sea on Friday. Gale to storm force
southeasterly to northeasterly winds will develop ahead of the low
tonight before shifting to gale to storm force west to
northwesterlies in its wake on Friday.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
all waters except Lake Melville where a gale warning is in effect.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all regions with open water.

Atlantic - Newfoundland Area

Another Region

What we are doing

Date modified: