East Labrador Sea


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 04 October 2015

Today Tonight and Monday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 knots except light over northwestern sections. Wind becoming west 25 this morning then increasing to west 35 this afternoon. Wind veering to northwest 35 to 45 this evening then diminishing to northwest 25 to 35 Monday morning. Wind becoming northwest 25 Monday afternoon.

Showers changing to flurries and showers overnight.


Issued 06:00 AM NDT 04 October 2015

East Labrador Sea - northwestern half

Today Tonight and Monday Seas 2 metres building to 3 to 5 this afternoon then subsiding to 2 to 3 Monday evening.

East Labrador Sea - southeastern half

Today Tonight and Monday Seas 3 to 5 metres building to 5 to 7 this evening then subsiding to 3 to 5 Monday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 04 October 2015
Tuesday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 25 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15.
Thursday Wind east 15 to 20 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 3 October 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 4 Oct estimated from Newfoundland near
5130N 5530W to 5135N 5400W to 5430N 5455W to 6000N 6000W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 4 Oct estimated from Quebec near
5120N 5800W to Newfoundland near 5045N 5720W.

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Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

East Labrador Sea

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 04 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 4:00 AM NDT 4 October 2015 Today Tonight and Monday At 4:00 a.m. NDT today quasi-stationary high 1040 mb located
over Quebec.

At 4:00 a.m. NDT today deepening low 1007 mb located over Baffin
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Monday low 983 mb located south of Greenland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:48 AM NDT 4 October 2015 A low pressure system over Baffin Island will deepen today as it
crosses north of the marine district to lie south of Greenland by
Monday morning. Strong to gale force westerlies are expected over
most waters today and tonight. Gale force northwesterlies will
persist over the East Labrador Sea on Monday as the low continues to
deepen south of Greenland.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
North Labrador Coast - north of Saglek, South Labrador Sea -
northeastern half, Northwest Labrador Sea and East Labrador Sea.

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