North Labrador Coast


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 09 October 2015

Tonight and Saturday

Wind northwest 25 knots except west 15 over southern sections. Wind diminishing to light early this evening then increasing to south 20 near midnight. Wind veering to west 20 late overnight then diminishing to variable 10 to 15 near noon Saturday.

A few flurries beginning Saturday morning.


Issued 06:00 PM NDT 09 October 2015
Tonight and Saturday Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 Saturday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 09 October 2015
Sunday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 25 knots backing to west 15 to 20.
Tuesday 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

Less than 10 icebergs.

No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM NDT 9 October 2015 Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. NDT today trough located over the East Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight departing trough located north of the
Marine District.

At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight intensifying low 1002 mb located over
By 9:30 p.m. NDT Saturday low 966 mb located over northwestern
Belle Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:49 PM NDT 9 October 2015 An intense trough of low pressure stretching across the East Labrador
Sea will move north of the marine district this evening. Gale force
southeasterlies ahead of this system shift to strong to gale force
west to northwesterlies in its wake.

A low pressure system will strengthen into an intense fall storm as
it tracks across the Gulf of St. Lawrence on Saturday, then over the
South Labrador Sea Saturday night. Gale force easterlies will develop
across southern waters later on Saturday ahead of the low, then shift
to gale to storm force northwesterlies along southern coastal waters
in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
South Labrador Coast. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining
waters except North Labrador Coast.

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