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South Labrador Sea


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NST 01 March 2021

Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 25 knots increasing to east 35 Tuesday evening.

Flurries overnight and Tuesday.

Temperatures near zero.


Issued 06:00 PM NST 01 March 2021
Tonight and Tuesday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 late overnight and to 3 to 4 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 01 March 2021
Wednesday Wind east 25 to 35 knots increasing to east 35 to 45 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind east 35 to 45 knots veering to southeast 25 to 35.
Friday Wind southeast 25 knots diminishing to southeast 15 to 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 1 March 2021 Today Tonight and Tuesday Bergy water except 5 tenths first-year ice in the western section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 1 March 2021 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4839N 5303W to 4912N 5250W
to 4950N 5302W to 5412N 5131W to 5803N 5740W then northeastward. Sea
ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 5 tenths first-year ice in the western section.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:40 PM EST 1 March 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 2 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4914N 5332W to 5100N 4930W to 5500N 5130W to 6010N 5700W to 6020N
5550W to 5710N 5050W to 5540N 4550W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 2 Mar estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5147N 5642W to Newfoundland near 5118N 5618W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

South Labrador Sea

Issued 9:30 PM NST 01 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM NST 1 March 2021 Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight low 984 mb located over northern Quebec.
By 9:30 a.m. NST Tuesday weakening trough located on a line
north-south over the Torngat Mountains.

By 9:30 a.m. NST Tuesday approaching trough located over
southwestern Newfoundland.

At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight departing ridge located over the East
Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:11 PM NST 1 March 2021 A low pressure system will track across Northern Quebec this evening
before weakening into a trough over the Torngat Mountains tonight.
Gale force southeasterlies ahead of this low will diminish as the
trough weakens on Tuesday.

Meanwhile, a trough of low pressure will approach the marine district
from the southwest on Tuesday. Strong to gale force east to
southeasterly winds will spread across most waters on Tuesday ahead
of this trough.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all

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