Northwest Labrador Sea


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 19 November 2017

Tonight and Monday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind east 25 knots except east 35 over southern sections. Wind becoming east 35 late overnight then increasing to east 45 near noon Monday. Wind increasing to southeast 45 to 55 Monday evening.

Rain and snow beginning late overnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.


Issued 06:00 AM NST 19 November 2017

Northwest Labrador Sea - northern half

Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 3 to 5 metres building to 5 to 7 late overnight and to 7 to 10 near noon Monday.

Northwest Labrador Sea - southern half

Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 5 to 7 metres building to 7 to 10 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 19 November 2017
Tuesday Wind southeast 40 to 50 knots.
Wednesday Wind southeast 35 knots.
Thursday Wind southeast 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 19 November 2017 Today Tonight and Monday Bergy water. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EST 19 November 2017 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 6110N 6310W to 6315N 5755W then
northeastwards. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 19 November 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 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)

Storm warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 4:00 PM NST 19 November 2017

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 NST 19 November 2017 Tonight and Monday At 4:00 p.m. NST today low 980 mb located over Maine.
By 9:30 a.m. NST Monday low 977 mb located over western Labrador.

At 4:00 p.m. NST today quasi-stationary trough located over Belle
Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:46 PM NST 19 November 2017 A trough of low pressure south of the marine district will continue
its slow northeastwards track tonight. Gale force east to
northeasterlies over the Labrador Sea will continue through tonight.

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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