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East Labrador Sea


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 23 September 2020

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Storm warning in effect.

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

Showers changing to rain and fog patches this evening.


Issued 06:00 AM NDT 23 September 2020
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this afternoon and to 3 to 5 late overnight. Seas building to 6 to 8 Thursday morning except 8 to 11 over northern sections Thursday afternoon and evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 23 September 2020
Friday Wind east 45 to 55 knots diminishing 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 22 September 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Sep estimated from Newfoundland near
5030N 5617W to 5100N 4930W to 5400N 4900W to 5530N 5200W to 5700N
5500W to 6200N 5600W to 5900N 5000W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 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 09:30 AM 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 AM NDT 23 September 2020 Today Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 a.m. NDT today trough located over the North Labrador Coast.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Thursday departing trough located north of the
Northwest Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 a.m. NDT Thursday approaching Post-tropical Storm TEDDY
978 mb located near the Strait of Belle Isle.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:33 AM NDT 23 September 2020 A trough of low pressure over the North Labrador Coast will slowly
track across the Northwest Labrador Sea today and will depart north
of the district tonight. Strong to gale force southeasterly winds are
expected over northern waters ahead of the trough.

Post tropical storm Teddy is expected to approach the marine district
from the southwest tonight. Teddy will move to lie over the Northwest
Labrador Sea by the end of the forecast period. Gale to storm force
southeasterlies are expected to develop ahead of the system and will
shift to strong to gale force northwesterlies in its wake.

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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