East Labrador Sea


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 17 February 2019

Today Tonight and Monday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southeast 35 knots increasing to east 40 to 50 this evening then diminishing to south 25 to 35 Monday morning. Wind diminishing to southeast 15 near noon Monday and to light Monday afternoon except north 35 over northwestern sections.

Periods of snow. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures near zero.


Issued 06:00 PM NST 16 February 2019
Tonight and Sunday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 late overnight and to 3 to 4 Sunday morning. Seas building to 4 to 6 Sunday afternoon and to 6 to 8 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 17 February 2019
Tuesday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind northeast 25 to 35 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 February 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 February 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4745N 5240W to 4745N 4950W
to 4825N 4835W to 5005N 5015W to 5120N 4910W to 5240N 5105W to 5505N
5250W to 5630N 5710W to 5800N 5800W then northward. Sea ice north
and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 16 February 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 16 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4739N 5247W to 4740N 4930W to 4920N 4715W to 5200N 4720W to 5700N
5400W to 6027N 5919W to 6510N 5439W to 5915N 5203W to 5832N 5003W
then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 16 Feb estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5150N 5615W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

East Labrador Sea

Issued 04:00 AM NST 17 February 2019

'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 4:00 AM NST 17 February 2019 Today Tonight and Monday At 4:00 a.m. NST today weakening low 992 mb located over the Mid
Labrador Coast.
By 9:30 a.m. NST today dissipating low located over the North
Labrador Coast.

At 4:00 a.m. NST today intensifying trough located over
By 4:00 a.m. NST Monday low 962 mb located over Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:56 AM NST 17 February 2019 A low pressure system over the Mid Labrador Coast will move to lie
over the North Labrador Coast this morning and dissipate. Later today
an intensifying low moving northwards from Newfoundland will become
the dominant system for the remainder of the forecast period. Gale to
storm force winds are forecast for today and Monday with these

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
all waters except Lake Melville where a gale warning is in effect.

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

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