South Labrador Sea


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NDT 18 July 2018

Tonight and Thursday.

Wind south 25 knots except northwest 15 to 20 over northwestern sections. Wind diminishing to west 15 to 20 late overnight then backing to south 15 Thursday evening.

Showers and fog patches ending Thursday morning.


Issued 06:00 PM NDT 18 July 2018

South Labrador Sea - northwestern half

Tonight and Thursday. Seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 near midnight.

South Labrador Sea - southeastern half

Tonight and Thursday. Seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 18 July 2018
Friday Wind southwest 20 knots veering to northwest 20 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind west 20 knots.
Sunday Wind variable 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 18 July 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday Bergy water. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 18 July 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5800N 6210W to 5830N 6105W
then northeastward. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 18 July 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Jul estimated from Newfoundland near
4724N 5242W to 4715N 4645W to 4800N 4530W to 5230N 4800W to 5700N

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Jul estimated from Quebec near
5055N 5859W to Newfoundland near 5015N 5733W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.

No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM NDT 18 July 2018 Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight low 996 mb located over the Northwest
Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 p.m. NDT Thursday low 992 mb located north of the Northwest
Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:20 PM NDT 18 July 2018 A low pressure system over the Northwest Labrador Sea will slightly
intensify as it moves northward tonight and on Thursday. Strong to
gale force westerlies will develop over northern waters on Thursday
in the wake of this system.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for
Northwest Labrador Sea - northern half.

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