South Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 03 September 2015

Today Tonight and Friday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind north 20 knots increasing to northwest 35 this afternoon except northwest 25 over southeastern sections. Wind diminishing to northwest 20 Friday morning and to light Friday evening.

Rain and fog patches ending this evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 03 September 2015
Today Tonight and Friday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this afternoon and to 3 to 5 this evening. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 Friday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 03 September 2015
Saturday Wind south 15 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind northwest 35 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 25 knots.

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 11 July 2015 Forecasts have ended for the season.
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 3 September 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 4 Sep estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5555W to 5115N 5000W to 5230N 4930W to 5530N 5200W to 6000N
6030W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 4 Sep estimated from Quebec near
5110N 5845W to Newfoundland near 5025N 5725W.

Iceberg Count

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

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

South Labrador Sea

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 03 September 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 AM NDT 3 September 2015 Today Tonight and Friday At 9:30 a.m. NDT today low 996 mb located north of Belle Isle Bank.
By 9:30 a.m. NDT Friday low 999 mb located over the East Labrador
Sea.

At 4:00 a.m. NDT Friday approaching ridge located over Quebec.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:32 AM NDT 3 September 2015 A low pressure system just north of the Belle Isle Bank will track
northward to lie over the East Labrador Sea by tonight. Strong to
gale force northwesterlies are forecast to develop west of the
systems track later today into tonight.

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

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