East Labrador Sea


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 26 September 2018

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind south 20 knots increasing to south 30 this morning and to south 35 to 45 late overnight. Wind increasing to southwest 55 Thursday afternoon.

Rain beginning this morning and ending after midnight.


Issued 06:00 PM NDT 25 September 2018
Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 this evening and to 2 to 3 late overnight. Seas building to 3 to 4 Wednesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 26 September 2018
Friday Wind west 40 to 50 knots diminishing to west 25 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind south 25 to 35 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 4 August 2018 Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 4 August 2018

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 25 September 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Sep estimated from Newfoundland near
4915N 5331W to 5000N 4630W to 5100N 4630W to 5800N 5700W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Sep estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5142N 5625W to Newfoundland near 5128N 5614W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

East Labrador Sea

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 26 September 2018

'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 AM NDT 26 September 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located over the East Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 a.m. NDT today departing ridge located east of the Marine

At 4:00 a.m. NDT today deepening low 1000 mb located over eastern
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Thursday deepening low 977 mb located over
northern Labrador.

At 4:00 a.m. NDT today trough located over Cape Chidley.
By 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight departing trough located north of
Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:54 AM NDT 26 September 2018 A low pressure system over Ontario will intensify as it approaches
the marine district today. Strong to gale force southerly to
southwesterly winds will spread across all waters ahead of the low
tonight. Winds will further strengthen to storm force southwesterly
to westerly over northern waters on Thursday as the low crosses the
Northwest Labrador Sea.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Northwest Labrador Sea and East Labrador Sea. Gale warnings are in
effect for all remaining waters.

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