Mid Labrador Coast


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 22 September 2018

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Hurricane force wind warning in effect.

Wind southeast 45 to 55 knots diminishing to southwest 35 to 45 this afternoon then increasing to northwest 55 to 65 this evening. Wind diminishing to west 45 to 55 Sunday morning and to west 35 to 45 Sunday evening.

Rain changing to a few showers late overnight.


Issued 06:00 AM NDT 22 September 2018
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 4 to 6 near noon and to 6 to 8 near midnight. Seas subsiding to 4 to 6 Sunday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 22 September 2018
Monday Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to northwest 25 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15.
Wednesday Wind southwest 25 to 35 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 EDT 21 September 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Sep estimated from Newfoundland near
4804N 5255W to 4730N 4715W to 5100N 4730W to 5800N 5600W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Sep estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5142N 5625W to Newfoundland near 5128N 5614W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Hurricane force wind warning in effect

Mid Labrador Coast

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 22 September 2018

'Hurricane' force winds of 64 knots or above 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 22 September 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 a.m. NDT today intensifying low 968 mb located over
northern Labrador.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Sunday low 960 mb located over the eastern South
Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:11 AM NDT 22 September 2018 A low pressure system over Northern Labrador will intensify
Into a major fall storm as it moves across Labrador today, then
across the South Labrador Sea tonight.

Gale to storm force southeasterly to northeasterly winds will spread
across all waters today ahead of the low. Winds will shift to storm
to hurricane force southwesterly to northwesterly over all waters
behind the low tonight and Sunday.

Marine interests are advised that hurricane force wind warnings are
in effect for Mid Labrador Coast, South Labrador Sea, and East
Labrador Sea. Storm warnings are in effect for all remaining waters.

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