North Labrador Coast - north of Saglek


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 13 October 2015

Tonight and Wednesday

Wind southeast 30 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 this evening then increasing to north 20 late overnight. Wind veering to northeast 25 Wednesday evening.

Snow changing to periods of rain and fog patches early this evening and ending after midnight. Snow beginning Wednesday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow and in fog patches.


Issued 06:00 PM NDT 13 October 2015
Tonight and Wednesday Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 near noon Wednesday then building to 2 to 3 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 13 October 2015
Thursday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to north 20 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 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 13 October 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 14 Oct estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5300N 5550W to 5300N 5500W to 5400N 5500W to 6000N 6000W.

Iceberg Count

Less than 10 icebergs.

No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM NDT 13 October 2015 Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 p.m. NDT today low 986 mb located near Ungava Bay.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT Wednesday low 987 mb located over Davis Strait.

At 4:00 p.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.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:56 PM NDT 13 October 2015 A low pressure system near Ungava Bay will track northeastwards
across the Northwest Labrador Sea tonight and into the Davis Strait
Wednesday. Strong to gale force south to southeasterlies will spread
over the Labrador Sea tonight ahead of this feature.

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

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