Northwest Labrador Sea


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NDT 13 October 2015

Tonight and Wednesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 35 knots diminishing to north 25 late overnight except southeast 20 over southeastern sections overnight and Wednesday morning and variable 15 over southeastern sections Wednesday afternoon and evening.

Snow or rain changing to rain and fog patches near midnight. Visibility as low as 1 mile in precipitation and 1 mile or less in fog patches.


Issued 06:00 PM NDT 13 October 2015
Tonight and Wednesday Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 this evening then subsiding to 2 to 3 Wednesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 13 October 2015
Thursday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 13 October 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 13 October 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday

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 6705N 6200W to
6730N 6200W to 6825N 6430W to Baffin Island near 6820N 6655W. Sea
ice west of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 7205N 7410W to
7255N 6925W to 7430N 7350W to 7520N 7330W then northeastward. Sea
ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.


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

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 13 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 13 October 2015 Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight low 990 mb located near Ungava Bay.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT Wednesday low 987 mb located over Davis Strait.

At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight departing ridge located east of the East
Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:18 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 are forecast
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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