Mid Labrador Coast


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 19 November 2017

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 25 knots veering to east 30 near midnight then increasing to southeast 35 Monday morning. Wind diminishing to southeast 25 Monday evening.

Rain and snow ending early this morning. Rain beginning Monday morning. Fog patches forming this evening and dissipating Monday afternoon.


Issued 06:00 AM NST 19 November 2017

Mid Labrador Coast - Hopedale and south

Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 5 to 7 metres.

Mid Labrador Coast - north of Hopedale

Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 3 to 4 metres building to 5 to 7 this afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 19 November 2017
Tuesday Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots veering to southwest 15 to 20 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind south 15 knots.
Thursday Wind southeast 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 November 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday Bergy water except 8 tenths of new ice in some bays. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 November 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5335N 5620W to 5345N 5610W to
5435N 5705W to 5520N 5850W to Labrador near 5510N 5930W.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 8 tenths of new ice in some bays.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 18 November 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5200N 5555W to 5100N 5415W to 5200N 4900W to 5300N 4730W to
5500N 5000W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N 5400W to 5800N 5000W then

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Mid Labrador Coast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 19 November 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 AM NST 19 November 2017 Today Tonight and Monday At 4:00 a.m. NST today quasi-stationary trough located over Belle
Isle Bank.

At 4:00 a.m. NST Monday approaching low 975 mb located southwest
of Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:45 AM NST 19 November 2017 A trough of low pressure south of the marine district will continue
its slow northeastwards track today. Gale force east to
northeasterlies over southeastern waters will continue through
tonight while gradually spreading northward.

Meanwhile, a strong low pressure system will approach Labrador from
the southwest tonight. Gale force easterlies will strengthen to storm
force southeasterlies over the Labrador Sea on Monday ahead of this

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
the Labrador Sea. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining
waters except Lake Melville and South Labrador Coast.

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