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Northwest Labrador Sea

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 05 March 2021

Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind east 25 knots except northeast 35 over northwestern sections. Wind diminishing to variable 15 Saturday morning except northeast 35 over northwestern sections.

Flurries or showers. Visibility as low as 1 mile in precipitation.

Temperatures minus 3 to plus 2.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 05 March 2021
Today Tonight and Saturday. Outside the ice edge seas 3 to 5 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 05 March 2021
Sunday Wind north 25 to 35 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Tuesday Wind west 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 5 March 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday Bergy water except 8 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the extreme western section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EST 5 March 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from near 5803N 5825W to 6130N 6015W to 6321N
5756W then northeastward. 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 extreme western section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:41 PM EST 5 March 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 5 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 5 Mar estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5135N 5644W to Newfoundland near 5121N 5633W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 4:00 PM NST 05 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM NST 5 March 2021 Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. NST today quasi-stationary low 984 mb located over
western Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:50 PM NST 5 March 2021 A low pressure system over Western Labrador will remain nearly
stationary tonight before beginning to weaken into a trough on
Saturday as it moves into the Labrador Sea. Strong to gale force
northeasterlies over northern waters will become gale force north to
northwesterlies on Saturday behind the trough.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
North Labrador Coast and Northwest Labrador Sea.

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