East Labrador Sea


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 20 October 2018

Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 early this evening then increasing to southeast 25 after midnight. Wind increasing to northeast 35 to 45 Sunday morning except southwest 15 to 20 over southern sections.

Flurries changing to periods of snow or rain late overnight. Visibility as low as 1 mile in precipitation.


Issued 06:00 AM NDT 20 October 2018
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this evening then building to 3 to 5 Sunday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 20 October 2018
Monday Wind northeast 25 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Wednesday Wind west 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

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

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Ice Conditions

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 20 October 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Oct estimated from Newfoundland near
5030N 5620W to 5030N 5400W to 5145N 5100W to 5430N 5100W to 5800N
5630W to 6000N 5400W to 5800N 5100W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Oct estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5155N 5600W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

East Labrador Sea

Issued 4:00 PM NDT 20 October 2018

'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 20 October 2018 Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 p.m. NDT today low 982 mb located over Quebec.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT Sunday low 988 mb located off the Mid Labrador

At 4:00 a.m. NDT Sunday trough from low located on a line east-west
over the Mid Labrador Coast.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT Sunday trough from 988 mb low located on a line
northeast-southwest over the South Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:41 PM NDT 20 October 2018 A low pressure system over Quebec will move into Labrador Sunday
morning. Meanwhile, an associated trough will approach from the
southwest to lie on an east-west line over the Mid Labrador Coast
overnight and continue to build northeastward into the Labrador Sea
on Sunday. Strong to gale force southerly to northeasterly winds will
develop tonight and Sunday ahead of the trough. Winds will diminish
to strong southwesterlies over southern waters on Sunday as the
trough moves northwards.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Lake Melville, North Labrador Coast - north of Saglek,
and Northwest Labrador Sea - northern half.

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