East Labrador Sea


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 21 August 2017

Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 35 knots except north 35 over northwestern sections. Wind becoming northwest 35 this evening except variable 15 over eastern sections. Wind diminishing to northwest 30 late overnight. Wind northwest 30 Tuesday.

Rain and fog patches ending late overnight.


Issued 06:00 AM NDT 21 August 2017
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 3 to 5 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 21 August 2017
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 in the afternoon then increasing to east 15 to 20 late in the day.
Thursday Wind east 25 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 25 knots.

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 15 July 2017 Forecasts have ended for the season.

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 21 August 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Aug estimated from Newfoundland near
4639N 5309W to 4645N 5100W to 5100N 4830W to 5200N 4845W to 5300N
4930W to 5700N 5400W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Aug estimated from Newfoundland
near 5042N 5714W to Quebec near 5120N 5806W.

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Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

East Labrador Sea

Issued 4:00 PM NDT 21 August 2017

'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 4:00 PM NDT 21 August 2017 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. NDT today low 991 mb located over the East Labrador
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Tuesday low 993 mb located east of Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 p.m. NDT today departing trough from low located north of
Labrador Sea.

At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight quasi-stationary ridge located over the
Torngat Mountains.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:42 PM NDT 21 August 2017 A low pressure system entering the East Labrador Sea marine region at
forecast time will move to lie east of the district overnight. Strong
to gale force southeasterlies ahead of the low will shift to strong
to gale force northeast to northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
North Labrador Coast, Northwest Labrador Sea, and East Labrador Sea.

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