East Labrador Sea


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 13 October 2015

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 15 knots backing to south 20 this afternoon then increasing to southeast 35 this evening. Wind diminishing to south 30 Wednesday morning then backing to southeast 25 Wednesday afternoon except variable 15 over northern sections.

Rain and fog patches beginning this evening.


Issued 06:00 AM NDT 13 October 2015
Today Tonight and Wednesday Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this morning then building to 3 to 5 near midnight. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 13 October 2015
Thursday Wind southwest 25 knots diminishing to variable 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 11 July 2015 Forecasts have ended for the season.

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 12 October 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 13 Oct estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5300N 5550W to 5300N 5500W to 5400N 5500W to 6000N 6000W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

East Labrador Sea

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 13 October 2015

'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 AM NDT 13 October 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 a.m. NDT today ridge located over southeastern Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight departing ridge located east of the East
Labrador Sea.

At 9:30 a.m. NDT today trough located over northern Quebec.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday trough located over northern Labrador

At 4:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday approaching trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:19 AM NDT 13 October 2015 A trough of low pressure will approach from Northern Quebec today to
lie over northern portions of the Labrador Sea by tonight. Strong to
gale force south to southeasterlies will spread over the Labrador Sea
tonight ahead of this trough.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
Labrador Sea.

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