Mid Labrador Coast


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 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 beginning this morning and ending late overnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Risk of freezing spray today and Sunday.

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 PM NDT 22 March 2019
Tonight and Saturday. 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 22 March 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday 9 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 22 March 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4635N 5335W to 4610N 5235W
to 4905N 5210W to 4615N 4710W to 4725N 4410W to 4910N 4655W to 5355N
5035W to 5635N 5705W to 5800N 5830W 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 22 March 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4640N 5310W to 4135N 5100W to 4135N 4900W to 4600N 4215W to 4900N
4215W to 5340N 4900W to 5650N 5400W to 6000N 5930W to 6200N 5630W to
5740N 4820W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 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 4:00 AM NDT 23 March 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. NDT today departing trough located over the southern
East Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 a.m. NDT today low 979 mb located over the Gulf of Maine.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Sunday low 978 mb located over the South Labrador

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:45 AM NDT 23 March 2019 A low pressure system over the Gulf of Maine will approach from the
southwest today and move to lie over the South Labrador Sea 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 Labrador Sea.

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