Mid Labrador Coast


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 14 November 2018

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to northeast 15 to 20 knots near noon and to northeast 25 to 35 this afternoon. Wind backing to north 35 to 45 this evening then increasing to northwest 45 to 55 late overnight. Wind diminishing to northwest 35 to 45 Thursday afternoon and to northwest 25 to 35 Thursday evening.

Flurries changing to snow this afternoon then to flurries Thursday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures minus 3 to plus 1.


Issued 06:00 AM NST 14 November 2018
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 3 metres building to 3 to 5 this evening and to 5 to 7 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 14 November 2018
Friday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Sunday Wind west 20 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 EST 13 November 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 14 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5300N 5552W to 5200N 5400W to 5200N 5030W to 5400N 5030W to
5730N 5330W to 5800N 5630W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N 5400W to 5800N
5000W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Mid Labrador Coast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 14 November 2018

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 AM NST 14 November 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 a.m. NST today deepening low 977 mb located over the
eastern Gulf of St. Lawrence.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Thursday low 944 mb located over northeastern
Funk Island Bank.

At 9:30 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over central Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 p.m. NST today weakening ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over the East Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:20 AM NST 14 November 2018 A rapidly deepening low pressure system approaching from the
southwest will cross the Gulf of St. Lawrence and the Great Northern
Peninsula today. This low will be a very intense storm as it crosses
the Funk Island Bank this evening. Gale to storm force north to
northeasterlies will develop over all waters today. Winds will shift
to gale to storm force northwesterlies in its wake tonight and
gradually diminish to strong to gale force northwesterlies late in
the day on Thursday.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
the South Labrador Coast, Mid Labrador Coast, and the South Labrador
Sea. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters.

Marine interests are also advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for Lake Melville.

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