East Labrador Sea


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NDT 03 October 2015

Tonight and Sunday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 knots except light over northwestern sections. Wind becoming west 25 early Sunday morning then increasing to west 35 Sunday afternoon. Wind veering to northwest 35 to 45 Sunday evening.

Showers beginning late overnight.


Issued 06:00 PM NDT 03 October 2015

East Labrador Sea - northwestern half

Tonight and Sunday Seas 2 metres building to 3 to 5 Sunday afternoon.

East Labrador Sea - southeastern half

Tonight and Sunday Seas 3 to 5 metres building to 5 to 7 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 03 October 2015
Monday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 15 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 October 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 4 Oct estimated from Newfoundland near
5130N 5530W to 5135N 5400W to 5430N 5455W to 6000N 6000W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 4 Oct estimated from Quebec near
5120N 5800W to Newfoundland near 5045N 5720W.

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Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

East Labrador Sea

Issued 9:30 PM NDT 03 October 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 9:30 PM NDT 3 October 2015 Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight quasi-stationary high 1042 mb located
over Quebec.

At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight deepening low 1012 mb located over
Baffin Island.
By 9:30 p.m. NDT Sunday low 990 mb located east of the East
Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:22 PM NDT 3 October 2015 A low pressure system approaching from the west is expected to deepen
as it crosses north of the marine district on Sunday to lie east of
the East Labrador Sea by Sunday evening. Strong to gale force
westerlies are expected over most waters on Sunday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
North Labrador Coast - north of Saglek, South Labrador Sea -
northeastern half, Northwest Labrador Sea and East Labrador Sea.

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