North Labrador Coast


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NDT 21 September 2018

Tonight and Saturday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to southeast 25 knots late overnight and to northeast 35 Saturday morning. Wind increasing to northwest 40 to 50 Saturday evening.

Snow or rain beginning Saturday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.


Issued 06:00 PM NDT 21 September 2018

North Labrador Coast - Saglek and south

Tonight and Saturday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 late overnight and to 4 to 6 near noon Saturday.

North Labrador Coast - north of Saglek

Tonight and Saturday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 Saturday morning and to 3 to 5 Saturday afternoon. Seas building to 5 to 7 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 21 September 2018
Sunday Wind northwest 55 knots diminishing to northwest 45 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind northwest 35 knots.
Tuesday Wind west 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 4 August 2018 Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Ice Conditions

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)

Storm warning in effect

North Labrador Coast

Issued 9:30 PM NDT 21 September 2018

'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 21 September 2018 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight intensifying low 978 mb located over
By 9:30 p.m. NDT Saturday low 960 mb located over Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:11 PM NDT 21 September 2018 A low pressure system approaching from the southwest will intensify
into Major fall storm as it moves across Western Labrador Saturday
morning, then off the Mid Labrador Coast Saturday evening. Gale to
storm force southeasterly to northeasterly winds will spread across
all waters on Saturday ahead of the low. Winds will shift to gale to
storm force southwesterly to northwesterly later on Saturday over
coastal waters behind the low. Hurricane force westerly winds are
expected over the Mid Labrador Coast Saturday evening and will likely
push into the South Labrador Sea Saturday night into Sunday.

Marine interests are advised that a hurricane force wind warning is
in effect for Mid Labrador Coast. Storm warnings are in effect
For all remaining waters except Northwest Labrador Sea where a gale
warning is in effect.

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