East Labrador Sea


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 23 March 2019

Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 25 knots except east 35 over southern sections tonight. Wind increasing to east 25 to 35 late overnight except variable 10 to 15 over southwestern sections. Wind becoming west 25 Sunday afternoon.

Flurries or showers. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Temperatures minus 4 to plus 2 rising to plus 3 overnight then falling to minus 3 to plus 2 Sunday evening.


Issued 06:00 PM NDT 23 March 2019
Tonight and Sunday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 near midnight except 5 to 7 over northern sections Sunday afternoon and evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 23 March 2019
Monday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots.
Tuesday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind southwest 25 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 35.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 23 March 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 23 March 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4745N 5245W to 4910N 5230W
to 5010N 5055W to 4615N 4655W to 4700N 4440W to 5030N 4745W to 5400N
5000W to 5535N 5205W to 5620N 5610W to 5800N 5800W then northward.
Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 23 March 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4640N 5310W to 4110N 5110W to 4135N 4900W to 4600N 4150W to 4900N
4215W to 5650N 5400W to 6020N 5900W to 6200N 5630W to 5740N 4820W
then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5037N 5928W to Newfoundland near 4942N 5754W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

East Labrador Sea

Issued 4:00 PM NDT 23 March 2019

'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 PM NDT 23 March 2019 Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 p.m. NDT today low 983 mb located over Prince Edward Island.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT Sunday trough located over the East Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:59 PM NDT 23 March 2019 A low pressure system over Prince Edward Island will weaken into a
trough tonight and move to lie over the East Labrador Sea on Sunday.
Strong to gale force easterlies ahead of this feature will shift to
strong to gale force northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
northwest and East Labrador Sea.

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

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