North Labrador Coast - north of Saglek


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 13 October 2015

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Wind southeast 20 knots increasing to southeast 30 this afternoon then diminishing to variable 10 to 15 this evening. Wind increasing to north 20 late overnight then veering to northeast 25 Wednesday evening.

Snow beginning near noon changing to periods of rain and fog patches early this evening and ending after midnight. Snow beginning Wednesday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow and in fog patches.


Issued 06:00 AM NDT 13 October 2015
Today Tonight and Wednesday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this afternoon then subsiding to 1 to 2 near noon Wednesday. Seas building to 2 to 3 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 13 October 2015
Thursday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to north 20 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 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 12 October 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 13 Oct estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5300N 5550W to 5300N 5500W to 5400N 5500W to 6000N 6000W.

Iceberg Count

Less than 10 icebergs.

No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 AM NDT 13 October 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 a.m. NDT today ridge located over southeastern Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight departing ridge located east of the East
Labrador Sea.

At 9:30 a.m. NDT today trough located over northern Quebec.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday trough located over northern Labrador

At 4:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday approaching trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:19 AM NDT 13 October 2015 A trough of low pressure will approach from Northern Quebec today to
lie over northern portions of the Labrador Sea by tonight. Strong to
gale force south to southeasterlies will spread over the Labrador Sea
tonight ahead of this trough.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
Labrador Sea.

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