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North Labrador Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 04 March 2024

Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 near midnight and to light late overnight. Wind becoming southeast 15 Tuesday afternoon.

Risk of freezing spray late this afternoon and tonight.

Temperatures near minus 20.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 04 March 2024
Tonight and Tuesday. Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 04 March 2024
Wednesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 35 in the afternoon then diminishing to northwest 25 late in the day.
Thursday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 4 March 2024 Today Tonight and Tuesday 8 tenths grey-white ice including 2 tenths first-year ice except 9 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the extreme eastern section. Consolidated first-year ice along parts of the coast. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 4 March 2024 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4806N 5251W to 5120N 4857W
to 5345N 5024W to 5707N 5635W to 6001N 5800W to 6200N 5653W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

8 tenths grey-white ice including 2 tenths first-year ice except 9
tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the extreme
eastern section. Consolidated first-year ice along parts of the
coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 3:55 PM EST 4 March 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 5 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4831N 5307W to 5140N 4735W to 5620N 5225W to 5815N 5645W to 5835N
5005W to 5635N 4510W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 5 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5112N 5850W to Newfoundland near 4955N 5741W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM NST 4 March 2024 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. NST today deepening low 992 mb located southeast of
the East Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 a.m. NST Tuesday low 982 mb located southeast of Greenland.

At 4:00 p.m. NST today ridge located over western Labrador.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Tuesday ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Labrador Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:47 PM NST 4 March 2024 A low pressure system southeast of the Labrador Sea will continue to
track eastward tonight. Strong to gale force northwesterlies in the
wake of the low will gradually diminish over the forecast period as
the low moves away and a ridge of high pressure builds in from the
west.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
South Labrador Coast and the Labrador Sea.

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

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