Northwest Labrador Sea - eastern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 07 July 2015

Tonight and Wednesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 35 knots diminishing to southeast 25 Wednesday afternoon.

Periods of rain and fog patches.


Issued 06:00 AM NDT 07 July 2015
Today Tonight and Wednesday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 3 to 4 this afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 07 July 2015
Thursday Wind southeast 25 knots.
Friday Wind east 15 to 20 knots.
Saturday Wind light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 7 July 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday Bergy water. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 7 July 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 5800N 5900W to 6005N 6025W to 6115N 6015W to
6235N 6120W to 6340N 5755W then northeastward. Sea ice west and
north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 7 July 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 7 Jul estimated from Newfoundland near
4650N 5404W to 4600N 5400W to 4130N 5000W to 4130N 4830W to 4645N
4330W to 4900N 4315W to 5530N 4730W to 6000N 5700W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 7 Jul estimated from Quebec near
5020N 6000W to Newfoundland near 4946N 5752W.

Iceberg Count

More than 100 icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 4:00 PM NDT 07 July 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 4:00 PM NDT 7 July 2015 Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 p.m. NDT today ridge located over the East Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 a.m. NDT Wednesday ridge located east of Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 p.m. NDT today dissipating low 990 mb located over northern

At 4:00 p.m. NDT today trough located over Quebec.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT Wednesday trough located over western Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:45 PM NDT 7 July 2015 Strong to gale force southeasterlies are forecast over northern
waters as a low pressure system over Northern Quebec slowly
dissipates. Winds will diminish overnight or during the day on

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
North Labrador Coast - north of Saglek and Northwest Labrador Sea.

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