Northwest Labrador Sea


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NDT 22 September 2018

Tonight and Sunday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind northeast 35 to 45 knots increasing to north 45 to 55 near midnight then diminishing to north 35 to 45 Sunday afternoon.

Rain or snow.


Issued 06:00 PM NDT 22 September 2018

Northwest Labrador Sea - northern half

Tonight and Sunday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 near midnight and to 5 to 7 early Sunday morning.

Northwest Labrador Sea - southern half

Tonight and Sunday. Seas 4 to 6 metres building to 6 to 8 near midnight then subsiding to 4 to 6 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 22 September 2018
Monday Wind northwest 45 knots diminishing to northwest 35 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Wednesday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 22 September 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 22 September 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 7155N 7410W to 7125N
7005W to 7245N 6750W to 7500N 7500W to 7525N 7330W then
northeastward. Sea ice northwest of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 22 September 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Sep estimated from Newfoundland near
4915N 5331W to 5000N 4700W to 5100N 4700W to 5800N 5700W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 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

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 9:30 PM NDT 22 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 22 September 2018 Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight intensifying low 965 mb located over
Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 a.m. NDT Sunday quasi-stationary low 960 mb located over
the East Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:10 PM NDT 22 September 2018 An intense low pressure system over the Labrador Sea will slowly move
to lie over the East Labrador Sea by Sunday morning where it will
remain nearly stationary.

Gale to storm force southeasterly to northeasterly winds will shift
to storm to hurricane force southwesterly to northwesterlies 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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