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East Labrador Sea


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NDT 24 September 2020

Tonight and Friday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southeast 50 to 60 knots except west 35 to 45 over southern sections. Wind diminishing to southwest 35 to 45 after midnight and to south 30 near noon Friday.

Rain changing to showers overnight.


Issued 06:00 PM NDT 24 September 2020
Tonight and Friday. Seas 6 to 8 metres except 9 to 12 over northern sections tonight. Seas subsiding to 4 to 6 near noon Friday and to 3 to 4 Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 24 September 2020
Saturday Wind southwest 25 knots diminishing to variable 15 in the morning.
Sunday Wind variable 15 knots.
Monday Wind north 15 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 24 September 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Sep estimated from Newfoundland near
5019N 5630W to 5045N 4830W to 5345N 4830W to 5530N 5200W to 5700N
5500W to 6200N 5600W to 5900N 5000W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Sep estimated from Newfoundland
near 5120N 5636W to the Labrador coast near 5133N 5648W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

East Labrador Sea

Issued 9:30 PM NDT 24 September 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 24 September 2020 Tonight and Friday At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight low 968 mb located over central Labrador
By 9:30 p.m. NDT Friday low 966 mb located over the Northwest
Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:28 PM NDT 24 September 2020 A low pressure system over the Central Labrador Sea will move to lie
over the Northwest Labrador Sea by Friday morning. Gale to storm
force southeasterlies can be expected over northern waters ahead of
the system tonight, with strong to gale force west to southwesterlies
to its south. Winds over northwestern waters will strengthen to gale
to storm force northwesterlies on Friday as the low begins to track

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Northwest Labrador Sea - southern half and East Labrador Sea.
Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters except Lake
Melville and South Labrador Coast.

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