North Labrador Coast


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NDT 20 August 2018

Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 25 knots except west 35 over northern sections. Wind diminishing to variable 15 Tuesday afternoon.


Issued 06:00 PM NDT 20 August 2018
Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 1 metre except 2 to 3 over northern sections.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 20 August 2018
Wednesday Wind south 15 to 20 knots.
Thursday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots.
Friday 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 20 August 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Aug estimated from Newfoundland near
4742N 5246W to 4530N 4700W to 4545N 4500W to 4700N 4445W to 5100N
4800W to 5700N 5400W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Aug estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5156N 5600W to Newfoundland near 5131N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

North Labrador Coast

Issued 9:30 PM NDT 20 August 2018

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. 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 20 August 2018 Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight quasi-stationary low located over Davis

At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight trough from low located east of the
Marine District.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Tuesday trough located over eastern Greenland.

At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight ridge located over western Quebec.
By 9:30 p.m. NDT Tuesday ridge located on a line east-west over
the South Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:21 PM NDT 20 August 2018 A trough of low pressure extending from a low in the Davis Strait
will move to lie along the East Coast of Greenland tonight. Strong to
gale force westerlies are expected over northern waters tonight in
the wake of the trough. These winds will persist into Tuesday as the
low remains nearly stationary and a ridge builds in over southern

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

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