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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 01 March 2021

Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots diminishing to southeast 25 to 35 late overnight then becoming southeast 25 Tuesday morning. Wind diminishing to variable 10 to 15 Tuesday afternoon then increasing to northwest 25 Tuesday evening.

Flurries tonight and Tuesday.

Risk of freezing spray late this afternoon tonight and Tuesday morning. Risk of freezing spray Tuesday evening.

Temperatures minus 14 rising to minus 4 overnight then falling to minus 10 to minus 5 Tuesday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 01 March 2021
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 01 March 2021
Wednesday Wind north 35 knots veering to east 25 to 35 in the morning.
Thursday Wind northeast 35 knots diminishing to east 20.
Friday Wind east 25 knots diminishing to southeast 10 to 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 1 March 2021 Today Tonight and Tuesday Ice pressure warning in effect. 9 tenths first-year ice. Strong ice pressure developing in the pack ice this evening and easing Tuesday afternoon. 

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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

Ice pressure warning in effect.

9 tenths first-year ice. Strong ice pressure developing in the pack
ice this evening and easing Tuesday afternoon.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 1 March 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 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 1 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 4:00 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.

Ice pressure warning in effect

North Labrador Coast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 01 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 1 March 2021 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. NST today low 985 mb located over central 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 4:00 p.m. NST today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over the South Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Tuesday dissipating ridge located on a line
north-south over the East Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:46 PM NST 1 March 2021 A low pressure system will track northeastwards across Northern
Quebec this evening before weakening into a trough over the Torngat
mountains tonight. Gale force southeasterlies are expected over
northwestern waters ahead of this low. These gales 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
waters.

Marine interests are also advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for Northwest Labrador Sea.

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