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North Labrador Coast

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 03 March 2021

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots diminishing to northeast 25 near noon then increasing to northeast 35 this evening. Wind diminishing to northeast 15 to 20 Thursday evening.

Snow becoming rain or snow near noon then flurries Thursday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Risk of freezing spray this morning. Risk of freezing spray Thursday.

Temperatures minus 10 to minus 5 rising to plus 1 this morning then falling to minus 5 to zero Thursday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 03 March 2021
Today Tonight and Thursday. Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 03 March 2021
Friday Wind northeast 25 knots diminishing to east 15 late in the day.
Saturday Wind north 25 to 35 knots.
Sunday 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 1:30 PM EST 2 March 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 3 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 3 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 04:00 AM NST 03 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 4:00 AM NST 3 March 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 a.m. NST today trough located over Belle Isle Bank.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Thursday trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over the South Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 p.m. NST today quasi-stationary low 976 mb located over
southeastern Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:03 AM NST 3 March 2021 A trough of low pressure over Belle Isle Bank will move northward
towards the Labrador Sea today then westward towards the Labrador
coast tonight. Meanwhile, an intense low pressure system will form
over Southeastern Labrador this afternoon then meander around in that
general vicinity for the next few days. Strong to gale force
easterly to northeasterly winds over most waters will increase to
gale to storm force later today ahead of the trough. Behind the
trough, strong to gale force southeasterly to northeasterly winds
will persist.

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

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