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East Labrador Sea


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NST 05 December 2023

Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind north 15 to 20 knots except north 25 over southern sections overnight and Wednesday.

Rain Wednesday afternoon and evening.


Issued 06:00 PM NST 05 December 2023

East Labrador Sea - northern half

Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 near noon Wednesday.

East Labrador Sea - southern half

Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 3 to 4 metres building to 4 to 6 Wednesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 05 December 2023
Thursday Wind northeast 35 knots increasing to northeast 40 to 50 in the morning.
Friday Wind east 35 knots backing to northeast 35 to 45.
Saturday Wind northwest 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 5 December 2023 Today Tonight and Wednesday Bergy water. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 5 December 2023 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5213N 5538W to 5348N 5518W to
5559N 5947W to 6031N 6404W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 5 December 2023

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 6 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5240N 5548W to 5315N 5415W to 5700N 5415W to 5830N 5630W to
6050N 5630W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.

No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM NST 5 December 2023 Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight trough located on a line east-west over
the Mid Labrador Coast.
By 9:30 p.m. NST Wednesday trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over Belle Isle Bank.

At 4:00 a.m. NST Wednesday approaching low 967 mb located east of
Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:19 PM NST 5 December 2023 A trough of low pressure located over the Mid Labrador Coast will
slowly drift southward to lie over Belle Isle Bank by Wednesday
morning. Strong to gale force easterlies are expected north of the

A low pressure system is expected to approach the marine district
from the east on Wednesday. Strong to gale force northwesterlies are
expected over most waters west of the low late on Wednesday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for Mid
Labrador Coast and North Labrador Coast.

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