East Labrador Sea


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 22 August 2017

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots becoming northwest 25 near midnight except variable 10 to 15 over northern sections. Wind diminishing to variable 10 to 15 Wednesday morning except northeast 25 over southern sections.

Showers beginning late overnight.


Issued 06:00 AM NDT 22 August 2017

East Labrador Sea - northwestern half

Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this afternoon and to 1 to 2 Wednesday morning.

East Labrador Sea - southeastern half

Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 Wednesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 22 August 2017
Thursday Wind east 20 knots.
Friday Wind northeast 15 knots backing to northwest 15.
Saturday Wind northwest 20 knots.

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Ice Forecasts

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

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 22 August 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Aug estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5255W to 4645N 5059W to 5100N 4829W to 5200N 4844W to 5300N
4930W to 5700N 5400W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 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 09:30 AM NDT 22 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 22 August 2017 Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 p.m. NDT today weakening low 998 mb located east of the
East Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 a.m. NDT Wednesday departing low 1006 mb located south
of Greenland.

At 4:00 p.m. NDT today ridge located over Labrador Coast.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT Wednesday ridge located over the Northwest
Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday intensifying trough located over the
Gaspe Peninsula.
By 9:30 p.m. NDT Wednesday trough located over the Strait of
Belle Isle.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:57 PM NDT 22 August 2017 A weakening low pressure system just east of the Labrador Sea will
move slowly away to the east tonight. Strong to gale force
northwesterlies over the East Labrador Sea behind this system will
gradually diminish tonight.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for the
East Labrador Sea.

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