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Mid Labrador Coast

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 05 March 2021

Tonight and Saturday.

Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 this evening. Wind variable 10 to 15 Saturday.

Temperatures minus 4 to minus 1 falling to minus 8 to minus 4 this evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 05 March 2021
Today Tonight and Saturday. Outside the ice edge seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this morning and to 1 to 2 this evening. Seas subsiding to 1 or less Saturday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 05 March 2021
Sunday Wind southwest 15 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Tuesday Wind west 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 5 March 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday Ice pressure warning in effect. 8 tenths first-year ice except 9 plus tenths first-year ice along the coast. Strong ice pressure in the pack ice and along the coast today and easing Saturday morning. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 5 March 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4839N 5303W to 4929N 5304W
to 5012N 5428W to 5207N 5221W to 5532N 5248W to 5642N 5716W to 5803N
5825W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice pressure warning in effect.

8 tenths first-year ice except 9 plus tenths first-year ice along
the coast. Strong ice pressure in the pack ice and along the coast
today and easing Saturday morning.

 

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)

Ice pressure warning in effect

Mid Labrador Coast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 05 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 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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