Northwest Labrador Sea


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NST 12 November 2018

Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind north 35 knots diminishing to north 25 Tuesday morning then backing to northwest 15 to 20 Tuesday afternoon.


A risk of freezing spray over northwestern sections overnight and Tuesday morning.

Temperatures near zero.


Issued 06:00 PM NST 12 November 2018
Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 3 to 5 metres except 5 to 7 over southeastern sections tonight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 12 November 2018
Wednesday Wind light increasing to northeast 25 to 35 knots in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind north 25 to 35 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 12 November 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EST 12 November 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Meta Incognita Peninsula near 6205N 6600W to
6135N 6240W to 6300N 5925W to 6430N 5750W then northeastward. Sea
ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 12 November 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 13 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5300N 5552W to 4900N 4830W to 5000N 4700W to 5730N 5330W to
5800N 5630W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N 5400W to 5800N 5000W then

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 9:30 PM NST 12 November 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 12 November 2018 Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight low 978 mb located east of Belle Isle Bank.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Tuesday departing low 980 mb located east of
Belle Isle Bank.

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

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:05 PM NST 12 November 2018 A low pressure system east of Belle Isle Bank will continue eastwards
tonight and Tuesday. Gale force north to northwesterlies will
gradually diminish throughout the forecast period as a ridge builds
in from the west and the low continues out to sea.

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

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