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Mid Labrador Coast

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 08 March 2021

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to northwest 25 this afternoon and to northwest 15 to 20 this evening. Wind backing to west 20 late overnight. Wind west 20 Tuesday.

Flurries ending this afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 8 to minus 4 falling to minus 12 to minus 8 overnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 07 March 2021
Tonight and Monday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 Monday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 08 March 2021
Wednesday Wind west 25 knots.
Thursday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 20.
Friday Wind northwest 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 7 March 2021 Today Tonight and Monday 7 tenths first-year ice except 9 plus tenths first-year ice along the coast. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 7 March 2021 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4839N 5303W to 4929N 5304W
to 5012N 5428W to 5203N 5143W to 5534N 5214W to 5642N 5716W to 5803N
5825W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

7 tenths first-year ice except 9 plus tenths first-year ice along
the coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 7 March 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 8 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4919N 5344W to 5100N 4945W to 5500N 5130W to 6010N 5700W to 6020N
5550W to 6035N 5325W to 5715N 4610W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 8 Mar estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5135N 5644W to Newfoundland near 5121N 5633W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Mid Labrador Coast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 08 March 2021

'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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Mid Labrador Coast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 08 March 2021

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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM NST 8 March 2021 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. NST today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over the South Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 p.m. NST tonight departing trough located over Belle
Isle Bank.

At 4:00 a.m. NST today ridge located over Quebec.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Tuesday ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:37 AM NST 8 March 2021 A trough of low pressure over the South Labrador Sea will move
southeastwards today then depart east of Belle Isle Bank tonight.
Strong to gale force northwesterlies in the wake of the trough will
diminish tonight as a ridge of high pressure builds into the Labrador
Sea.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect the
Labrador coast, South Labrador Sea, and Northwest Labrador Sea.

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

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