East Labrador Sea


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 13 November 2018

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind north 25 to 35 knots becoming northwest 25 this afternoon then diminishing to northwest 15 this evening. Wind diminishing to light late overnight then becoming northeast 15 Wednesday afternoon except northeast 25 to 35 over southern sections Wednesday evening.

Flurries changing to showers Wednesday evening.


Issued 06:00 AM NST 13 November 2018
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 Wednesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 13 November 2018
Thursday Wind northeast 25 to 35 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 20 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 EST 13 November 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 14 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5300N 5552W to 5200N 5400W to 5200N 5030W to 5400N 5030W to
5730N 5330W to 5800N 5630W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N 5400W to 5800N
5000W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

East Labrador Sea

Issued 09:30 AM NST 13 November 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 NST 13 November 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 a.m. NST today low 979 mb located south of Greenland.
By 9:30 p.m. NST tonight departing low 982 mb located southeast
of Greenland.

At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight low 996 mb located over the Gulf of Maine.
By 9:30 p.m. NST Wednesday low 950 mb located over Funk Island Bank.

At 9:30 a.m. NST today ridge located over western Labrador.
By 9:30 a.m. NST Wednesday ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:15 AM NST 13 November 2018 A low pressure system south of Greenland will continue eastwards
today. Gale force north to northwesterlies will gradually diminish
today as a ridge builds in from the west and the low continues out to

A second low approaching from the southwest will cross the Gulf of
St. Lawrence on Wednesday then rapidly deepen to lie over the Funk
Island Bank by Wednesday night. Gale to storm force north to
northeasterlies will develop over all waters on Wednesday, north of
the low.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
the South Labrador Coast. Gale warnings are in effect for all
remaining waters.

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