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East Labrador Sea


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NST 02 February 2023

Tonight and Friday.

Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots becoming variable 15 Friday afternoon.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending Friday afternoon.

Temperatures minus 13 to minus 5.


Issued 06:00 PM NST 02 February 2023
Tonight and Friday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 02 February 2023
Saturday Wind northeast 50 to 60 knots backing to northwest 50 to 60 late in the day.
Sunday Wind northwest 50 to 60 knots diminishing to northwest 35 to 45.
Monday Wind west 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 2 February 2023 Today Tonight and Friday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 2 February 2023 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4842N 5305W to 4933N
5332W to 5015N 5520W to 5146N 5309W to 5441N 5156W to 5621N 5601W to
5803N 5746W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 6132N 5754W to 6200N 5721W then
northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 2 February 2023

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 3 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
5025N 5635W to 4900N 4900W to 5050N 4745W to 5830N 5550W to 6005N
5015W to 5740N 4610W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 3 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5110N 5845W to Newfoundland near 5022N 5725W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

East Labrador Sea

Issued 9:30 PM NST 02 February 2023

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 2 February 2023 Tonight and Friday At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight intensifying trough located south of the
East Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Friday departing trough located east of the
Marine District.

At 4:00 a.m. NST Friday approaching low 990 mb located near the
St. Lawrence River.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:22 PM NST 2 February 2023 A low pressure system will approach from the southwest tonight and
track northeastward to lie over the South Labrador Coast by Friday
evening. Strong to gale force east to northeasterlies ahead of the
low will spread across most regions on Friday afternoon and evening.

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

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

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