South Labrador Coast


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 06 May 2015

Today Tonight and Thursday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to west 15 to 20 this afternoon and to light this evening. Wind increasing to northerly 10 to 15 Thursday morning and to northwest 25 Thursday evening.

A few flurries beginning this evening.

Temperatures minus 4 rising to plus 1 this evening then falling to minus 7 Thursday morning. Temperatures rising to minus 1 Thursday afternoon.


Issued 06:00 AM NDT 06 May 2015
Today Tonight and Thursday Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 06 May 2015
Friday Wind north 20 knots.
Saturday Wind light increasing to south 20 to 25 knots late in the day.
Sunday Wind southwest 20 knots veering to northwest 10 to 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 6 May 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday 7 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 6 May 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland 4830N 5305W to 4830N 5100W to
5300N 5300W to 5330N 5130W to 5500N 5200W to 5700N 5730W to 5800N
5730W then northward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

7 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 5 May 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 5 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4721N 5443W to 4530N 5400W to 4145N 5015W to 4145N 4830W to 4600N
4200W to 4800N 4200W to 5300N 4500W to 6000N 5630W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 5 May estimated from Quebec near
5013N 5959W to Newfoundland near 4934N 5755W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

South Labrador Coast

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 06 May 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 6 May 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 a.m. NDT today low 988 mb located over the South Labrador
By 9:00 p.m. NDT tonight low 990 mb located over the Northwest
Labrador Sea.

At 9:00 a.m. NDT Thursday trough located southeast of the Marine
By 9:00 p.m. NDT Thursday trough located over Belle Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:09 AM NDT 6 May 2015 An intense low pressure system over the South Labrador Sea will drift
slowly northward today. Strong to gale force winds associated with
the low will gradually diminish as the low moves away and weakens.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Lake Melville and the Northwest Labrador Sea - eastern

Marine interests are also advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for the North Labrador Coast.

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