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East Labrador Sea


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 18 September 2020

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southwest 55 knots except variable 15 to 20 over northern sections this morning. Wind diminishing to west 35 to 45 early this afternoon and to west 25 to 35 early this evening. Wind diminishing to southwest 15 to 20 near midnight except northwest 15 to 20 over northern sections. Wind becoming variable 10 to 15 Saturday morning then increasing to northwest 15 to 20 Saturday afternoon.



Issued 06:00 AM NDT 18 September 2020
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 4 to 6 metres except 7 to 9 over southern sections today. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 Saturday morning and to 1 to 2 Saturday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 18 September 2020
Sunday Wind west 25 knots.
Monday Wind west 25 knots diminishing to variable 15.
Tuesday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 19 July 2020 Forecasts have ended for the season.

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EDT 17 September 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Sep estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5550W to 5130N 4800W to 5330N 4730W to 5530N 5200W to 5700N
5500W to 6200N 5600W to 5900N 5000W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Sep estimated from Newfoundland
near 5120N 5636W to the Labrador coast near 5133N 5648W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

East Labrador Sea

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 18 September 2020

'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 4:00 AM NDT 18 September 2020 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. NDT today low 978 mb located over the Northwest
Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT today low 987 mb located northeast of the East
Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 p.m. NDT today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over the Mid Labrador Coast.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Saturday departing trough located on a line
north-south over the East Labrador Sea.

By 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight approaching ridge located over Quebec.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:59 AM NDT 18 September 2020 A low pressure system over Northwest Labrador Sea will depart to the
east this evening. Gale to storm force southwesterlies to the south
of the low and strong to gale force northwesterlies to its west will
diminish tonight as the low departs.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
South Labrador Sea and East Labrador Sea. Gale warnings are in effect
for all remaining waters.

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