Mid Labrador Coast


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 23 March 2019

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to northeast 25 near noon except north 15 to 20 over northern sections. Wind diminishing to north 15 to 20 this evening then backing to northwest 25 late overnight with gusts to 35 beginning near noon Sunday.

Periods of snow ending late overnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Risk of freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 16 to minus 8 rising to minus 8 to zero this afternoon then falling to minus 18 to minus 12 Sunday evening.


Issued 06:00 AM NDT 23 March 2019
Today Tonight and Sunday. Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

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

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 23 March 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday 9 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice. 

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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

9 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice.


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

26 to 50 icebergs.

No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 AM NDT 23 March 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 a.m. NDT today low 981 mb located over New Brunswick.
By 9:30 a.m. NDT Sunday low 970 mb located northeast of Belle
Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:23 AM NDT 23 March 2019 A low pressure system over New Brunswick will approach from the
southwest today and move to lie northeast of Belle Isle Bank Sunday
morning. Strong to gale force easterlies will develop ahead of the
low today, and shift to strong northwesterlies in its wake on Sunday.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for the
East Labrador Sea.

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

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