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North Labrador Coast

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 08 March 2021

Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots tonight and Tuesday.

Temperatures near minus 12.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 08 March 2021
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 08 March 2021
Wednesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to west 20 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 8 March 2021 Today Tonight and Tuesday Ice pressure warning in effect. 8 tenths first-year ice except 9 plus tenths first-year ice along the coast. Strong ice pressure in the pack ice today and easing this afternoon. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 8 March 2021 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4839N 5303W to 4934N 5303W
to 5009N 5422W to 5146N 5143W to 5508N 5138W to 5710N 5737W to 5803N
5825W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice pressure warning in effect.

8 tenths first-year ice except 9 plus tenths first-year ice along
the coast. Strong ice pressure in the pack ice today and easing this
afternoon.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:52 PM EST 8 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)

Ice pressure warning in effect

North Labrador Coast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 08 March 2021

Navigators in this marine area should be on the lookout for hazardous ice conditions and take necessary safety precautions. Please refer to the latest ice forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM NST 8 March 2021 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. NST today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over Belle Isle Bank.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Tuesday departing trough located east of Belle
Isle Bank.

At 4:00 p.m. NST today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over western Labrador.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Tuesday weakening ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Strait of Belle Isle.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:49 PM NST 8 March 2021 A trough of low pressure over Northern Belle Isle Bank will move
southeastward and 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 for
South Labrador Coast, Mid Labrador Coast, and South Labrador Sea.

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

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