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East Labrador Sea


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 02 March 2024

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Wind south 25 knots veering to west 25 this afternoon then backing to southwest 15 to 20 late overnight. Wind backing to southeast 15 to 20 near noon Sunday then increasing to northwest 25 Sunday evening.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray over western sections today and Sunday.

Temperatures minus 9 to minus 4 rising to minus 8 to zero Sunday morning.


Issued 06:00 AM NST 02 March 2024
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 near midnight and to 1 to 2 Sunday morning. Seas building to 3 to 5 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 02 March 2024
Monday Wind northwest 35 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Wednesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to northeast 25 to 35.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 1 March 2024 Today Tonight and Saturday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 1 March 2024 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4806N 5251W to 5031N 4957W
to 5334N 4936W to 5812N 5805W to 6011N 5858W to 6200N 5653W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 1 March 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 2 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4645N 5305W to 4725N 4645W to 4900N 4710W to 5300N 4855W to 5815N
5730W to 5835N 5005W to 5635N 4510W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 2 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5112N 5850W to Newfoundland near 4955N 5741W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

East Labrador Sea

Issued 09:30 AM NST 02 March 2024

Moderate or severe freezing spray is occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 NST 2 March 2024 Today Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 a.m. NST today trough located over northern Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 p.m. NST tonight departing trough located over the eastern
East Labrador Sea.

At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight trough located over northern Quebec.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Sunday intensifying low 1003 mb located over the
North Labrador Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:27 AM NST 2 March 2024 A trough of low pressure over Northern Quebec will intensify into a
low as it tracks southeastward across the Labrador Sea Sunday.
Gale to storm force northwesterly winds will develop on Sunday west
of the low.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
South Labrador Sea. Gale warnings are in effect for South Labrador
Coast, Mid Labrador Coast and Northwest Labrador Sea.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Labrador Sea.

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