Mid Labrador Coast


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 05 May 2015

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind variable 15 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 35 to 45 near noon then diminishing to northwest 25 to 35 Wednesday morning. Wind becoming northwest 25 Wednesday afternoon then diminishing to west 15 Wednesday evening.

Rain and fog patches changing to snow near noon and ending Wednesday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in fog patches and as low as 1 mile in snow.

Temperatures minus 2 to plus 3.


Issued 06:00 PM NDT 04 May 2015
Tonight and Tuesday Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 05 May 2015
Thursday Wind light becoming north 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon.
Friday Wind north 10 to 15 knots becoming light.
Saturday Wind south 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 4 May 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday 9 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 4 May 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday

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

9 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 4 May 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 4 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4721N 5444W to 4530N 5400W to 4200N 5015W to 4200N 4830W to 4600N
3600W to 4730N 3600W to 5100N 3830W to 6000N 5630W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 4 May estimated from Quebec near
5014N 6000W to Newfoundland near 4934N 5755W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Mid Labrador Coast

Issued 04:00 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 4:00 AM NDT 5 May 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. NDT today deepening low 1000 mb located over central
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday low 984 mb located over the South
Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:52 AM NDT 5 May 2015 A low pressure system over Central Labrador will continue to
intensify today as it tracks northeastward 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

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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