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South Labrador Sea


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NDT 27 September 2023

Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to northwest 25 late Thursday morning except variable 10 to 15 over eastern sections Thursday afternoon and evening.



Issued 06:00 PM NDT 27 September 2023

South Labrador Sea - northwestern half

Tonight and Thursday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 Thursday afternoon.

South Labrador Sea - southeastern half

Tonight and Thursday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 this evening then subsiding to 2 to 3 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 27 September 2023
Friday Wind northwest 20 knots.
Saturday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 25 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 27 September 2023

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Sep estimated from Newfoundland near
4926N 5355W to 5045N 5100W to 5400N 5100W to 5915N 5700W to 5955N
5120W to 5810N 4650W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 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 9:30 PM NDT 27 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 9:30 PM NDT 27 September 2023 Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight low 1001 mb located east of the East
Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 a.m. NDT Thursday departing low 998 mb located southeast
of the Marine District.

At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight trough from 1001 mb low located over Funk
Island Bank.
By 9:30 a.m. NDT Thursday departing trough from 997 mb low located
over the northern Grand Banks.

At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight quasi-stationary high located over
southern Quebec.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:27 PM NDT 27 September 2023 A low pressure system just east of the East Labrador Sea will
continue to track southeastwards this evening. Meanwhile, an area of
high pressure remains stationary over Quebec. Strong to gale force
northwesterlies between these two features will diminish to moderate
to strong northwesterlies on Thursday morning as the low tracks well
southeast of the district.

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

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