North Labrador Coast


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NST 22 January 2018

Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to light Tuesday afternoon.

Flurries ending late overnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Risk of freezing spray tonight and Tuesday.

Temperatures minus 22 to minus 15.


Issued 06:00 PM NST 22 January 2018
Tonight and Tuesday. Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 22 January 2018
Wednesday Wind light increasing to north 25 knots late in the day.
Thursday Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 22 January 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday 9 plus tenths grey-white ice including 2 tenths first-year ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 22 January 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5300W to 4935N 5320W
to 5025N 5525W to 5010N 5215W to 5400N 5140W to 5720N 5735W to 5800N
5750W then northwards. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 plus tenths grey-white ice including 2 tenths first-year ice.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:51 PM EST 22 January 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5320N 5550W to 5330N 5130W to 5500N 5130W to 5700N 5300W then

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

North Labrador Coast

Issued 9:30 PM NST 22 January 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 NST 22 January 2018 Tonight and Tuesday By 9:30 p.m. NST tonight dissipating low 998 mb located over the
central South Labrador Sea.

At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight quasi-stationary low 964 mb located
southeast of Greenland.

At 9:30 p.m. NST Tuesday approaching ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:07 PM NST 22 January 2018 A low pressure system southeast of Greenland will remain nearly
stationary as a ridge of high pressure slowly approaches from the
southwest. Gale force northwesterlies can be expected over western
waters between these two systems tonight into Tuesday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Lake Melville and East Labrador Sea.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for South Labrador Sea and Northwest Labrador Sea.

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