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East Labrador Sea


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 04 March 2021

Today Tonight and Friday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind east 45 to 55 knots diminishing to east 25 to 35 near noon then becoming southeast 25 this evening. Wind southeast 25 Friday.

Rain or snow changing to flurries or showers this afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.


Issued 06:00 PM NST 03 March 2021
Tonight and Thursday. Seas 7 to 10 metres building to 10 to 13 this evening then subsiding to 7 to 10 Thursday morning. Seas subsiding to 5 to 7 Thursday afternoon and to 3 to 5 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 04 March 2021
Saturday Wind southeast 15 knots.
Sunday Wind southwest 25 knots becoming north 25.
Monday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 3 March 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 3 March 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4839N 5303W to 4912N 5250W
to 5007N 5418W to 5125N 5306W to 5421N 5241W to 5802N 5825W then
northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:59 PM EST 3 March 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 4 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4914N 5332W to 5100N 4930W to 5500N 5130W to 6010N 5700W to 6020N
5550W to 5745N 5225W to 5700N 4520W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 4 Mar estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5135N 5644W to Newfoundland near 5121N 5633W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

East Labrador Sea

Issued 04:00 AM NST 04 March 2021

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are 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 4:00 AM NST 4 March 2021 Today Tonight and Friday At 4:00 a.m. NST today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over the Mid Labrador Coast.
By 4:00 p.m. NST today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over the North Labrador Coast.

At 4:00 a.m. NST today quasi-stationary low 970 mb located south
of Lake Melville.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:06 AM NST 4 March 2021 A trough of low pressure over the Mid Labrador Coast will move to lie
over the North Coast later today, while a low pressure system south
of Lake Melville remains nearly stationary and gradually weakens.

Gale to storm force east to northeasterlies will persist to north of
the trough today, with strong to gale force southeasterlies to
northeasterlies elsewhere. Winds will diminish over all waters
tonight into Friday as both features weaken.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
East Labrador Sea. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining
waters except Lake Melville.

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