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East Labrador Sea


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NDT 23 September 2020

Tonight and Thursday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots increasing to southeast 35 to 45 near midnight and to southeast 45 to 55 Thursday morning except west 35 to 45 over southern sections Thursday late in the day.

Rain and fog patches.


Issued 06:00 PM NDT 23 September 2020
Tonight and Thursday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 late overnight and to 6 to 8 Thursday morning except 8 to 11 over northern sections Thursday afternoon and evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 23 September 2020
Friday Wind east 45 to 55 knots diminishing to south 35 to 45 in the morning and to south 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind southwest 25 knots diminishing to variable 15.
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 23 September 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Sep estimated from Newfoundland near
5019N 5630W to 5030N 4900W to 5400N 4900W to 5530N 5200W to 5700N
5500W to 6200N 5600W to 5900N 5000W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 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 23 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 23 September 2020 Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight trough located over the Northwest
Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Thursday departing trough located north of the
Northwest Labrador Sea.

At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight Post-tropical Storm Teddy 978 mb located
at 49.6N 58.4W.
By 9:30 p.m. NDT Thursday low 968 mb located over the southeastern
Northwest Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:19 PM NDT 23 September 2020 Post-tropical storm Teddy is expected to approach the marine district
from the southwest tonight. Teddy will absorb into an intensifying
low pressure system as it moves into the Labrador Sea Thursday
morning. Gale to storm force southeasterlies ahead of the system will
shift to strong to gale force northwesterlies in its wake.

At 9:30 PM NDT, post-tropical storm Teddy was located near
Latitude 49.6 north and longitude 58.4 west, about 65 nautical miles
north of Stephenville. Maximum sustained winds are estimated at 45
knots and central pressure at 978 MB. Teddy is moving northeast at 27

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
the East Labrador Sea. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining
waters except Lake Melville.

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