East Labrador Sea


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NST 22 November 2017

Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots becoming southeast 25 near noon Thursday except southeast 10 to 15 over western sections.

Rain changing to periods of snow or rain Thursday morning. Visibility as low as 1 mile in precipitation.


Issued 06:00 PM NST 22 November 2017
Tonight and Thursday. Seas 5 to 7 metres subsiding to 3 to 5 late overnight and to 2 to 3 Thursday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 22 November 2017
Friday Wind southeast 25 knots increasing to southeast 35 to 45 in the morning.
Saturday Wind west 25 to 35 knots becoming southwest 25.
Sunday Wind southeast 25 knots veering to southwest 25.

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 22 November 2017 Forecasts are unavailable until further request.

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 22 November 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5205N 5545W to 5015N 5415W to 5200N 4900W to 5300N 4730W to
5500N 5000W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N 5400W to 5800N 5000W then

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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

East Labrador Sea

Issued 9:30 PM NST 22 November 2017

'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 PM NST 22 November 2017 Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight quasi-stationary trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over central Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 p.m. NST Thursday approaching low 978 mb located over the
Gulf of St. Lawrence.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:24 PM NST 22 November 2017 A trough of low pressure over the Central Labrador Sea will remain
nearly stationary and gradually weaken over the forecast period.
Gale force southeasterlies to the east of the trough will gradually
diminish on Thursday.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for the
East Labrador Sea.

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