South Labrador Sea


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 19 August 2018

Today Tonight and Monday.

Wind northwest 20 knots backing to west 10 to 15 early this morning then to south 15 this evening. Wind increasing to southwest 25 overnight then veering to west 15 to 20 Monday afternoon.

A few showers ending this morning. Fog patches dissipating late overnight.


Issued 06:00 AM NDT 19 August 2018
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 1 to 2 metres except 2 to 3 over eastern sections early this morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 19 August 2018
Tuesday Wind west 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind south 25 knots.
Thursday Wind south 15 to 20 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 18 August 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Aug estimated from Newfoundland near
4742N 5246W to 4530N 4700W to 4530N 4515W to 4700N 4500W to 5100N
4800W to 5530N 5200W to 5700N 5400W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Aug estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5156N 5600W to Newfoundland near 5131N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.

No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM NDT 19 August 2018 Today Tonight and Monday At 4:00 a.m. NDT today low 1002 mb located east of the East
Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT today departing low 1007 mb located east of

At 4:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located over western Labrador.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Monday ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Newfoundland.

By 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight approaching trough located over northern

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:49 AM NDT 19 August 2018 A trough of low pressure is expected to track eastward across the
marine district on Monday. Strong to gale force westerlies are
expected in its wake over northern waters.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
North Labrador Coast and Northwest Labrador Sea.

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