South Labrador Sea


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 08 October 2015

Today Tonight and Friday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 25 knots diminishing to west 15 near noon then increasing to west 25 this evening. Wind increasing to northwest 35 early Friday morning then diminishing to west 25 Friday afternoon.

Showers ending Friday afternoon.


Issued 06:00 AM NDT 08 October 2015
Today Tonight and Friday Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 near noon then building to 2 to 3 late overnight. Seas building to 3 to 5 Friday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 08 October 2015
Saturday Wind south 20 knots backing to east 25 late in the day.
Sunday Wind west 40 to 50 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to west 20.

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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 8 October 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 9 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)

Gale warning in effect

South Labrador Sea

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 08 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 AM NDT 8 October 2015 Today Tonight and Friday At 9:30 a.m. NDT today low 988 mb located over the western Northwest
Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 a.m. NDT Friday low 985 mb located over the East Labrador

At 9:30 a.m. NDT today departing ridge located east of Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:22 AM NDT 8 October 2015 An intense low pressure system over the Northwest Labrador Sea will
slowly move across the Labrador Sea through the forecast period.
Strong to gale force southeasterlies ahead of this system will switch
to strong to gale force west to northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Lake Melville, the South Labrador Coast and the East
Labrador Sea - southern half.

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