East Labrador Sea


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 15 October 2018

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots backing to west 20 to 25 this evening then diminishing to variable 15 Tuesday morning except northeast 35 over southern sections Tuesday evening.

Showers or flurries. Visibility as low as 1 mile in precipitation.


Issued 06:00 AM NDT 15 October 2018
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 15 October 2018
Wednesday Wind northeast 35 to 45 knots backing to north 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 30 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 14 October 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 15 Oct estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5600W to 5000N 5200W to 4930N 4915W to 5400N 4930W to 5800N
5630W to 6000N 5400W to 5800N 5100W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 15 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 09:30 AM NDT 15 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 9:30 AM NDT 15 October 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 a.m. NDT today trough located over Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 a.m. NDT Tuesday trough located on a line east-west over
the East Labrador Sea.

At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight deepening low 995 mb located over Quebec.
By 9:30 p.m. NDT Tuesday low 966 mb located over southeastern

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:25 AM NDT 15 October 2018 A low pressure system over Quebec this evening will deepen as it
moves to lie over Southeastern Labrador Tuesday evening. Winds will
strengthen to strong to gale force northeasterlies on Tuesday as the
low approaches.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Lake Melville, South Labrador Coast, Mid Labrador Coast - Hopedale
and south, South Labrador Sea, and East Labrador Sea.

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