Northwest Labrador Sea


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NDT 03 October 2015

Tonight and Sunday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to west 15 to 20 late overnight and to west 35 early Sunday morning. Wind veering to northwest 35 to 45 Sunday afternoon.



Issued 06:00 PM NDT 03 October 2015
Tonight and Sunday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 Sunday morning and to 3 to 5 Sunday afternoon. Seas building to 5 to 7 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 03 October 2015
Monday Wind northwest 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 in the morning.
Tuesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Wednesday Wind south 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 3 October 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 3 October 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday

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 7405N 7730W to 7430N 7425W to 7540N 7350W then
northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Borden Peninsula near 7345N 8155W to
7415N 8140W 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 3 October 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 4 Oct estimated from Newfoundland near
5130N 5530W to 5135N 5400W to 5430N 5455W to 6000N 6000W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 4 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 03 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 3 October 2015 Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight quasi-stationary high 1042 mb located
over Quebec.

At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight deepening low 1012 mb located over
Baffin Island.
By 9:30 p.m. NDT Sunday low 990 mb located east of the East
Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:22 PM NDT 3 October 2015 A low pressure system approaching from the west is expected to deepen
as it crosses north of the marine district on Sunday to lie east of
the East Labrador Sea by Sunday evening. Strong to gale force
westerlies are expected over most waters on Sunday.

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

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