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East Labrador Sea


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 03 March 2021

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind east 35 to 45 knots except east 25 over northern sections. Wind increasing to east 45 to 55 this afternoon then diminishing to east 25 to 35 near noon Thursday. Wind becoming east 25 Thursday evening.

Showers becoming flurries or showers overnight.


Issued 06:00 AM NST 03 March 2021
Today 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 03 March 2021
Friday Wind southeast 25 knots.
Saturday Wind southeast 25 knots.
Sunday Wind southwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 2 March 2021 Today Tonight and Wednesday Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 2 March 2021 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4839N 5303W to 4912N 5250W
to 4950N 5302W to 5412N 5131W to 5803N 5740W then northeastward. Sea
ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 2 March 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 3 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 3 Mar estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5147N 5642W to Newfoundland near 5118N 5618W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

East Labrador Sea

Issued 09:30 AM NST 03 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 9:30 AM NST 3 March 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 a.m. NST today trough located over northern Belle Isle Bank.
By 9:30 a.m. NST Thursday trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over the North Labrador Coast.

At 4:00 p.m. NST today quasi-stationary low 976 mb located over
southeastern Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:27 AM NST 3 March 2021 A trough of low pressure over Belle Isle Bank will move northward
towards the Labrador Sea today then westward towards the Labrador
coast tonight. Meanwhile, an intense low pressure system will form
over Southeastern Labrador this afternoon then meander around in that
general vicinity for the next few days. Strong to gale force
easterly to northeasterly winds over most waters will increase to
gale to storm force later today ahead of the trough. Behind the
trough, strong to gale force southeasterly to northeasterly winds
will persist.

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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