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North Labrador Coast

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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 02 March 2021

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 this afternoon then increasing to northwest 35 to 45 this evening. Wind diminishing to northeast 25 near noon Wednesday then increasing to northeast 35 Wednesday evening.

Flurries changing to snow near midnight then to rain or snow Wednesday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Risk of freezing spray tonight and Wednesday morning.

Temperatures minus 5 becoming minus 10 to minus 5 this evening rising to plus 1 near noon Wednesday.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 02 March 2021
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 02 March 2021
Thursday Wind northeast 35 knots diminishing to east 20 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind east 25 knots diminishing to southeast 10 to 15.
Saturday Wind north 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 2 March 2021 Today Tonight and Wednesday Ice pressure warning in effect. 9 tenths first-year ice. Strong ice pressure in the pack ice today and continuing Wednesday. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 2 March 2021 Today Tonight and Wednesday

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

Ice pressure warning in effect.

9 tenths first-year ice. Strong ice pressure in the pack ice today
and continuing Wednesday.

 

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

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

North Labrador Coast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 02 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.

Ice pressure warning in effect

North Labrador Coast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 02 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 9:30 AM NST 2 March 2021 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 a.m. NST today weakening low 994 mb located over Hudson
Strait.
By 4:00 p.m. NST today dissipating low 999 mb located over
southeastern Baffin Island.

At 9:30 a.m. NST today trough located over southwestern
Newfoundland.
By 9:30 a.m. NST Wednesday intensifying trough located on a line
east-west over the South Labrador Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:22 AM NST 2 March 2021 A low pressure system over Hudson Strait will track northward and
weaken today. Gale force southeasterlies over northwestern waters
ahead of this low will diminish later this morning as the low
weakens.

Meanwhile, a trough of low pressure will sweep northward across
Newfoundland to lie over Belle Isle Bank by Wednesday morning.
An intense low pressure system will form in the trough and move to
lie over Southeastern Labrador Wednesday evening. Strong to gale
force east to southeasterly winds will spread northward across most
waters today ahead of this trough. Winds will increase to gale to
storm force east to northeasterlies later on Wednesday as the low
forms and deepens.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
East Labrador Sea. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining
waters.

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