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East Labrador Sea


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NDT 30 September 2020

Tonight and Thursday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind east 20 knots increasing to east 30 near midnight and to east 35 to 45 late overnight. Wind increasing to southeast 55 Thursday morning except southwest 35 to 45 over southern sections. Wind becoming southwest 45 to 55 Thursday afternoon.

Periods of rain. Fog patches dissipating Thursday afternoon.


Issued 06:00 PM NDT 30 September 2020
Tonight and Thursday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 3 to 5 late overnight and to 7 to 9 Thursday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 30 September 2020
Friday Wind west 35 to 45 knots veering to northwest 25 to 35 in the morning then diminishing to west 15 to 20 late in the day.
Saturday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 15 to 20.
Sunday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 19 July 2020 Forecasts have ended for the season.

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EDT 30 September 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Oct estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5157N 5555W to 5200N 5330W to 5300N 5000W to 5500N 5100W to
5700N 5500W to 6100N 5900W to 6200N 5600W to 5900N 5000W then

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

East Labrador Sea

Issued 02:04 AM NDT 01 October 2020

'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 9:30 PM NDT 30 September 2020 Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight low 973 mb located over western Labrador.
By 9:30 p.m. NDT Thursday low 968 mb located over the East
Labrador Sea.

At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight trough from low located on a line east-west
over the South Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT Thursday departing trough from low located east
of the Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:24 PM NDT 30 September 2020 An intense low pressure system will approach from the west tonight
and Thursday. Gale to storm force east to northeasterlies will spread
over all waters tonight and shift to gale to storm force west to
southwesterlies on Thursday.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
the Mid Labrador Coast, North Labrador Coast, and Labrador Sea.
Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters.

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