South Labrador Sea


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 10 October 2015

Tonight and Sunday

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southeast 25 knots increasing to east 35 to 45 this evening then becoming northwest 35 to 45 Sunday morning except west 50 to 60 over southern sections.

Rain and fog patches.


Issued 06:00 PM NDT 10 October 2015
Tonight and Sunday Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 this evening and to 5 to 7 late overnight. Seas building to 7 to 9 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 10 October 2015
Monday Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to northwest 25 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind west 15 to 20 knots increasing to south 25 to 35.
Wednesday Wind south 25 to 35 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 10 October 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 11 Oct estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5300N 5550W to 5300N 5500W to 5400N 5500W to 6000N 6000W.

Iceberg Count

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

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

South Labrador Sea

Issued 4:00 PM NDT 10 October 2015

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 10 October 2015 Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 p.m. NDT today intensifying low 978 mb located over the
Strait of Belle Isle.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT Sunday low 958 mb located at 57.8N 49.5W.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:44 PM NDT 10 October 2015 An intensifying low pressure system over the Strait of Belle Isle
will continue to strengthen as it tracks northeastward across the
Southeastern Labrador Sea tonight. Gale to storm force easterlies
ahead of the low shift to gale to storm force northwesterlies in its

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
the South Labrador Coast, South Labrador Sea, and East Labrador Sea -
southern half. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters.

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