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Northwest Labrador Sea

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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 05 March 2021

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind east 25 knots except northeast 35 over northwestern sections. Wind diminishing to variable 15 Saturday morning except northeast 35 over northwestern sections.

Flurries or showers. Visibility as low as 1 mile in precipitation.

Temperatures minus 3 to plus 2.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 05 March 2021
Today Tonight and Saturday. Outside the ice edge seas 3 to 5 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 05 March 2021
Sunday Wind north 25 to 35 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Tuesday Wind west 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 4 March 2021 Today Tonight and Friday Bergy water except 8 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the western section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EST 4 March 2021 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from near 5803N 5825W to 6139N 5939W to 6251N
5743W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 8 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old
ice in the western section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:36 PM EST 4 March 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 4 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4914N 5332W to 5100N 4930W to 5500N 5130W to 6010N 5700W to 6020N
5550W to 5745N 5225W to 5700N 4520W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 4 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

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 09:30 AM NST 05 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 AM NST 5 March 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 a.m. NST today low 983 mb located north of Anticosti Island.
By 4:00 p.m. NST today quasi-stationary low 983 mb located over
western Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:21 AM NST 5 March 2021 A low pressure system north of Anticosti Island will gradually move
northwestwards to lie over Western Labrador today, where it will
remain nearly stationary throughout the forecast period. Strong to
gale force east to northeasterly winds can be expected over most
waters today and over northwestern waters tonight and Saturday due to
this low.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for Mid
Labrador Coast, North Labrador Coast, and Northwest Labrador Sea.

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