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East Labrador Sea


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 02 April 2023

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to northeast 10 to 15 knots this evening and to northeast 25 overnight. Wind increasing to northeast 35 Monday afternoon.

Flurries changing to snow or rain Monday morning. Visibility as low as 1 mile in precipitation.

Temperatures minus 4 to zero rising to plus 1 this afternoon.


Issued 06:00 AM NDT 02 April 2023
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 3 to 5 Monday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 02 April 2023
Tuesday Wind northeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to variable 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 35.
Thursday Wind northwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 1 April 2023 Today Tonight and Sunday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 1 April 2023 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4710N 5251W to 4704N 5213W
to 4745N 5200W to 4929N 5241W to 5026N 5355W to 5030N 5452W to 5509N
5255W to 5803N 5756W then northeastward. Sea ice north then west of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EDT 1 April 2023

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 2 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4655N 5550W to 4425N 5400W to 4430N 4635W to 4815N 4345W to 5835N
5540W to 5900N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 2 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5015N 6058W to Newfoundland near 4840N 5829W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

East Labrador Sea

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 02 April 2023

'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 4:00 AM NDT 2 April 2023 Today Tonight and Monday At 4:00 a.m. NDT today low 983 mb located over the Gulf of
St. Lawrence.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Monday low 982 mb located over southeastern

At 4:00 a.m. NDT today weakening ridge located over the East
Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:50 AM NDT 2 April 2023 An intense low pressure system over the Gulf of St. Lawrence will
move over Southeastern Labrador tonight and into the Labrador Sea on
Monday. Strong to gale force east to northeasterlies will develop
over all waters ahead of this system before shifting to strong to
gale force northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Lake Melville and North Labrador Coast.

Marine interests are also advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for Northwest Labrador Sea.

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