Northwest Labrador Sea


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NDT 08 October 2015

Tonight and Friday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots except north 30 over western sections. Wind increasing to northwest 35 late overnight then diminishing to west 25 Friday evening.

Rain changing to showers or flurries late overnight and ending Friday evening.


Issued 06:00 PM NDT 08 October 2015

Northwest Labrador Sea - northern half

Tonight and Friday Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 Friday afternoon.

Northwest Labrador Sea - southern half

Tonight and Friday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 late overnight and to 3 to 5 Friday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 08 October 2015
Saturday Wind south 15 to 20 knots.
Sunday Wind north 35 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to west 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 8 October 2015 Today Tonight and Friday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 8 October 2015 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Hall Peninsula near 6440N 6510W to
Cumberland Peninsula near 6500N 6410W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 7235N 7535W to
7255N 6925W to 7420N 7355W to 7520N 7330W then northeastward. Sea
ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 8 October 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 9 Oct estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5225N 5550W to 5230N 5500W to 5400N 5500W to 6000N 6000W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs west of the
iceberg limit.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 9:30 PM NDT 08 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 PM NDT 8 October 2015 Tonight and Friday At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight trough located over Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 p.m. NDT Friday departing trough located north of the
Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:15 PM NDT 8 October 2015 An intense trough of low pressure stretching across the Labrador Sea
will move slowly northward tonight and Friday. Strong to gale force
southeasterlies ahead of this system shift to strong to gale force
west to northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Lake Melville and the South Labrador Coast.

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