South Labrador Sea
Issued 09:30 AM NDT 23 October 2020
Today Tonight and Saturday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 this evening and to light late overnight. Wind increasing to south 15 Saturday morning and to southeast 35 Saturday afternoon.
Flurries or showers ending this evening. Snow or rain Saturday afternoon and evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 19 July 2020 Forecasts have ended for the season.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 2:30 PM EDT 22 October 2020
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Oct estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5202N 5548W to 5045N 5400W to 5100N 5030W to 5300N 4900W to
Iceberg CountUnknown number of icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
South Labrador SeaIssued 09:30 AM NDT 23 October 2020
'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 AM NDT 23 October 2020 Today Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 a.m. NDT today quasi-stationary trough located over
At 4:00 a.m. NDT Saturday approaching low 995 mb located over
At 9:30 a.m. NDT today ridge located over western Labrador.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Saturday ridge located over Labrador Coast.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:19 AM NDT 23 October 2020 A trough of low pressure over Southwestern Greenland will remain
nearly stationary today and tonight. Meanwhile, a ridge of high
pressure will approach the marine district from the west. Strong to
gale force northwesterlies over the Labrador Sea will diminish
tonight as the ridge approaches.
On Saturday, a low pressure system will approach from the west.
Strong to gale force southeasterlies will develop on Saturday ahead
of the low.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
South Labrador Coast, Mid Labrador Coast, South Labrador Sea, and
East Labrador Sea.
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Anticosti - eastern half
- Anticosti - western half
- Belle Isle Bank
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Cabot Strait - northern half
- Cabot Strait - southern half
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Eastern Shore
- 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 - eastern half
- Laurentian Fan - western half
- Mid Labrador Coast
- Northeast Coast
- 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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