Northwest Labrador Sea
Issued 04:00 AM NDT 21 March 2023
Today Tonight and Wednesday.
Wind northwest 25 knots today. Wind northwest 20 tonight and Wednesday.
Flurries ending this evening.
Risk of freezing spray.
Temperatures minus 9 to minus 1.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 11:00 AM EDT 20 March 2023 Today Tonight and Tuesday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from 5803N 5815W to 6020N 5920W to 6140N 5900W to
6240N 5738W then northeastwards. Sea ice west of the ice edge.
Ice CoverageIce pressure warning in effect.
3 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice except 9 plus
tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the extreme
western section. Strong ice pressure in the pack ice in the extreme
western section today and easing Tuesday morning.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 4:12 PM EDT 20 March 2023
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4655N 5555W to 4600N 5525W to 4515N 5000W to 4535N 4610W to 4700N
4500W to 4845N 4525W to 5835N 5540W to 6005N 5015W to 5900N 4815W to
5820N 4520W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5027N 5948W to Newfoundland near 4936N 5753W.
Iceberg CountUnknown number of icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Ice pressure warning in effect
Northwest Labrador SeaIssued 11:00 AM EDT 20 March 2023
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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 AM NDT 21 March 2023 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. NDT today departing low 982 mb located southeast of
Belle Isle Bank.
At 4:00 a.m. NDT today quasi-stationary trough located off
Marine Weather StatementIssued 4:09 AM NDT 21 March 2023 An intense low pressure system just southeast of Belle Isle Bank will
continue to track eastward away from the marine district today.
Gale force northerly to northwesterly winds will diminish to strong
northwesterlies as the low departs.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
Labrador coast and South Labrador Sea.
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