South Labrador Sea - northwestern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 17 October 2018

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Wind north 30 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 this afternoon and to light near midnight. Wind increasing to northeast 15 to 20 Thursday evening.

Flurries ending this evening.


Issued 06:00 AM NDT 17 October 2018
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 near midnight and to 1 to 2 Thursday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 17 October 2018
Friday Wind north 20 knots.
Saturday Wind west 25 knots backing to south 25.
Sunday Wind south 35 to 45 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 17 October 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Oct estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5600W to 5100N 5400W to 5400N 4930W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Oct estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5155N 5600W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.

No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 AM NDT 17 October 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 a.m. NDT today low 966 mb located northeast of Belle
Isle Bank.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT today departing low 966 mb located east of
Labrador Sea.

At 9:30 a.m. NDT today ridge located west of Labrador.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Thursday ridge located off Labrador Coast.

At 4:00 a.m. NDT Thursday approaching trough located near Anticosti

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:13 AM NDT 17 October 2018 A low pressure system northeast of the Belle Isle Bank will gradually
begin to weaken as it moves out to sea today. Gale to storm force
northerlies are expected in the wake of this system over Southern and
Eastern Labrador waters.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
South Labrador Sea - southeastern half and East Labrador Sea -
southeastern half. A gale warning is in effect for the East Labrador
Sea - northwestern half.

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