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Northwest Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NST 03 March 2024

Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 knots tonight and Monday.

Flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water moderate at times severe freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 12 to minus 4 falling to minus 16 to minus 8 overnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 03 March 2024
Tonight and Monday. Outside the ice edge seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 03 March 2024
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots increasing to north 35.
Thursday Wind northwest 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 3 March 2024 Today Tonight and Monday Bergy water except 8 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the western and northwestern sections. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 3 March 2024 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4806N 5251W to 5032N 4940W
to 5329N 4920W to 5812N 5705W to 6001N 5800W to 6200N 5653W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 8 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old
ice in the western and northwestern sections.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:07 PM EST 3 March 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 4 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4645N 5305W to 4730N 4635W to 4910N 4555W to 5620N 5225W to 5815N
5645W to 5835N 5005W to 5635N 4510W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 4 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5112N 5850W to Newfoundland near 4955N 5741W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 9:30 PM NST 03 March 2024

'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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 9:30 PM NST 03 March 2024

Moderate or severe freezing spray is occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM NST 3 March 2024 Tonight and Monday At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight deepening low 996 mb located over the
East Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 p.m. NST Monday low 979 mb located southeast of Greenland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:18 PM NST 3 March 2024 A low pressure system over the East Labrador Sea will continue to
track southeastward tonight before stalling southeast of Greenland on
Monday. Northwesterly gales will persist over most areas through the
forecast period in the wake of the low.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Lake Melville.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Labrador Sea.

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