South Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 05 September 2015

Today Tonight and Sunday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 20 knots increasing to northwest 35 near noon except variable 15 to 20 over eastern sections. Wind increasing to northwest 35 to 45 early this evening then diminishing to northwest 25 to 35 Sunday afternoon.

Showers.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 05 September 2015
Today Tonight and Sunday Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 5 to 7 this evening and to 7 to 9 late overnight. Seas subsiding to 5 to 7 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 05 September 2015
Monday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 15 to 20 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 4 September 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 5 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 5 Sep estimated from Quebec near
5100N 5900W to Newfoundland near 5015N 5730W.

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 05 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 5 September 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 a.m. NDT today intensifying low 997 mb located over the
Northwest Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT today merging low 995 mb located over the South
Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 p.m. NDT today merging low 995 mb located northeast of
Belle Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:18 AM NDT 5 September 2015 An intense low pressure system will track across the Labrador Sea and
then merge with a low pressure system southeast of the marine
district this afternoon. Gale to storm force north to northwesterlies
over most waters are forecast to spread to eastern and southern
waters by later today and persist into Sunday.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
South Labrador Coast and Mid Labrador Coast - Hopedale and south.

Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters.

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