South Labrador Sea


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 10 October 2015

Today Tonight and Sunday

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots backing to southeast 25 this afternoon then increasing to east 35 to 45 this evening. Wind becoming northwest 35 to 45 Sunday morning except west 50 to 60 over southern sections.

Rain and fog patches beginning this morning.


Issued 06:00 PM NDT 09 October 2015
Tonight and Saturday Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 near midnight then building to 3 to 5 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM 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 9 October 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 10 Oct estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5225N 5550W to 5230N 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 04:00 AM 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 AM NDT 10 October 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. NDT today departing trough located north of the
Marine District.

At 4:00 a.m. NDT today intensifying low 999 mb located near the
Gaspe Peninsula.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Sunday low 958 mb located over northern Belle
Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:58 AM NDT 10 October 2015 A low pressure system will strengthen into an intense fall storm as
it tracks across the Gulf of St. Lawrence today, then over the South
Labrador Sea tonight. Gale force easterlies will develop across
southern waters ahead of the low beginning this afternoon, then shift
to gale to storm force northwesterlies over southern waters 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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