Northwest Labrador Sea


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NDT 04 October 2015

Tonight and Monday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to northwest 25 after midnight and to northwest 10 to 15 Monday morning.

Showers ending late overnight. Flurries and showers beginning late Monday morning.


Issued 06:00 PM NDT 04 October 2015
Tonight and Monday Seas 3 to 5 metres building to 5 to 7 this evening then subsiding to 2 to 3 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 04 October 2015
Tuesday Wind north 10 to 15 knots.
Wednesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 20.
Thursday Wind east 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 4 October 2015 Today Tonight and Monday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 4 October 2015 Today Tonight and Monday

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
7355N 7350W to 7415N 7600W to 7430N 7410W to 7525N 7335W then
northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Borden Peninsula near 7345N 8135W to
7415N 8045W to Devon Island near 7435N 8330W. Sea ice east of the
ice edge.

Fourth ice edge estimated from Devon Island near 7440N 9140W to
Somerset Island near 7405N 9235W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 4 October 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 5 Oct estimated from Newfoundland near
5130N 5530W to 5135N 5400W to 5430N 5455W to 6000N 6000W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 5 Oct estimated from Quebec near
5120N 5800W to Newfoundland near 5045N 5720W.

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 04 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 4 October 2015 Tonight and Monday At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight quasi-stationary high 1036 mb located
over Quebec.

At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight deepening low 988 mb located over
By 4:00 p.m. NDT Monday departing low 979 mb located southeast
of Greenland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:30 PM NDT 4 October 2015 A deepening low pressure system will move to lie south of Greenland
by Monday morning. Strong to gale force westerlies are expected over
most waters today and tonight. Gale force northwesterlies will
persist over the East Labrador Sea on Monday as the low continues to
deepen south of Greenland.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
South Labrador Sea - northeastern half, Northwest Labrador Sea and
East Labrador Sea.

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