East Labrador Sea


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 05 May 2015

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 20 knots increasing to southeast 35 this afternoon except southeast 25 over northern sections. Wind increasing to southeast 35 to 45 this evening then diminishing to southeast 25 to 35 Wednesday evening.

Snow or rain. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Temperatures zero to plus 4.


Issued 06:00 AM NDT 05 May 2015

East Labrador Sea - northwestern half

Today Tonight and Wednesday Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 this evening and to 4 to 6 late overnight. Seas building to 6 to 8 Wednesday afternoon.

East Labrador Sea - southeastern half

Today Tonight and Wednesday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this morning and to 3 to 4 this afternoon. Seas building to 4 to 6 this evening and to 6 to 8 late overnight then subsiding to 4 to 6 Wednesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 05 May 2015
Thursday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southeast 15 late in the day.
Friday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Saturday Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots increasing to south 25 to 35.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 5 May 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 5 May 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland 4830N 5305W to 4750N 5030W to
4805N 5005W to 5250N 5335W to 5335N 5215W to 5450N 5210W to 5630N
5630W to 5800N 5730W then northward. Sea ice north and west of the
ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 5 May 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 5 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4721N 5443W to 4530N 5400W to 4145N 5015W to 4145N 4830W to 4600N
4200W to 4800N 4200W to 5300N 4500W to 6000N 5630W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 5 May estimated from Quebec near
5013N 5959W to Newfoundland near 4934N 5755W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

East Labrador Sea

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 05 May 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 5 May 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 a.m. NDT today intensifying low 996 mb located over the
Mid Labrador Coast.
By 9:30 a.m. NDT Wednesday low 984 mb located over the South
Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:14 AM NDT 5 May 2015 An intensifying low pressure system over the Mid Labrador Coast will
move to lie over the South Labrador Sea by tonight. The low will
continue to track slowly northward on Wednesday. Strong to gale force
southerlies ahead of this feature will shift to strong to gale force
northerlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Lake Melville and the Northwest Labrador Sea - eastern

Marine interests are also advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for the North Labrador Coast.

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