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East Labrador Sea


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 25 February 2024

Today Tonight and Monday.

Wind northwest 30 knots except south 15 to 20 over southern sections this morning. Wind diminishing to west 25 Monday morning then backing to southwest 20 near noon Monday.

Periods of snow ending Monday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray over northern sections today and tonight.

Temperatures minus 8 to zero.


Issued 06:00 PM NST 24 February 2024
Tonight and Sunday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 near midnight and to 3 to 5 near noon Sunday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 25 February 2024
Tuesday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind west 45 to 55 knots diminishing to west 15.
Thursday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 24 February 2024 Today Tonight and Sunday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 24 February 2024 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4806N 5251W to 4842N 5008W
to 5500N 5049W to 5724N 5723W to 6011N 5858W to 6200N 5653W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 24 February 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4645N 5305W to 4720N 4955W to 5000N 4730W to 5300N 4900W to 5530N
5140W to 5815N 5730W to 5935N 5305W to 5635N 4510W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5112N 5850W to Newfoundland near 4955N 5741W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

East Labrador Sea

Issued 04:00 AM NST 25 February 2024

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 4:00 AM NST 25 February 2024 Today Tonight and Monday At 4:00 a.m. NST today low 982 mb located over northern
By 4:00 p.m. NST today low 980 mb located east of Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 a.m. NST today ridge located over Quebec.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Monday ridge located over Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:39 AM NST 25 February 2024 A low pressure system over Northern Newfoundland will track
northeastward today to lie east of the Labrador Sea by this
afternoon. Strong to gale force northwesterlies are expected behind
the low over southern waters today and tonight.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
South Labrador Coast, Mid Labrador Coast - Hopedale and south, and
South Labrador Sea.

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

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