South Labrador Sea
Issued 09:30 PM NST 03 December 2023
Tonight and Monday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 15 to 20 near midnight except east 35 over northeastern sections Monday late in the day.
Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.
Temperatures near zero.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 3 December 2023 Today Tonight and Monday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Labrador near 5213N 5538W to 5348N 5518W to
5559N 5947W to 6031N 6404W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice
Iceberg BulletinIssued 1:30 PM EST 3 December 2023
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 4 Dec estimated from Newfoundland near
5133N 5531W to 5245N 4900W to 5400N 4830W to 5830N 5630W to 6025N
5305W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 4 Dec estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5141N 5631W to Newfoundland near 5131N 5603W.
Iceberg CountUnknown number of icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
South Labrador SeaIssued 9:30 PM NST 03 December 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 9:30 PM NST 3 December 2023 Tonight and Monday At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight intensifying trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over the East Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 p.m. NST Monday trough located on a line northwest-southeast
over the South Labrador Sea.
At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
east-west over Labrador.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:01 PM NST 3 December 2023 A trough of low pressure located over the East Labrador Sea will
slowly drift over the South Labrador Sea by Monday. Strong to gale
force southeasterlies will persist east of the trough while strong to
gale force northwesterlies are expected west of the trough.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
North Labrador Coast and the Labrador Sea.
Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Mid Labrador Coast and North Labrador Coast.
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Belle Isle Bank
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- Eastern Shore - eastern half
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis
- Funk Island Bank
- Gulf - Magdalen
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Lake Melville
- Laurentian Fan - northern half
- Laurentian Fan - southern half
- Mid Labrador Coast
- Northeast Coast
- Northeast Gulf
- Northern Grand Banks
- Northumberland Strait
- Sable - eastern 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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