East Labrador Sea


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NST 21 December 2014

Tonight and Monday

Wind northwest 25 knots increasing to northwest 30 late overnight then diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 Monday evening.


Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray over northern sections tonight.

Temperatures minus 4 to zero.


Issued 06:00 PM NST 21 December 2014
Tonight and Monday Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 Monday morning then subsiding to 2 to 3 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 21 December 2014
Tuesday Wind northwest 15 knots backing to southwest 10 to 15 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 20.
Thursday Wind north 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 December 2014 Today Tonight and Monday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 December 2014 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from 5100N 5710W to 5120N 5650W to 5140N 5600W to Labrador near 5200N 5550W. Sea ice east of the ice edge. Second ice edge estimated from northern peninsula near 5040N 5605W to 5100N 5540W to 5210N 5500W to 5400N 5500W to 5700N 6000W to 5800N 5900W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 21 December 2014

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast near 5330N 5605W to 5235N 5300W to 5235N 5130W to 5400N 5200W to 5700N 5300W to 6000N 5630W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

East Labrador Sea

Issued 9:30 PM NST 21 December 2014

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 PM NST 21 December 2014 Tonight and Monday At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight quasi-stationary high located over
western Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:54 PM NST 21 December 2014 Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except Lake Melville.

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