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North Labrador Coast

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 06 March 2021

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots except northeast 35 over northern sections. Wind becoming northwest 35 to 45 this evening. Wind northwest 35 to 45 Sunday.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Risk of freezing spray tonight and Sunday.

Temperatures minus 3 to plus 1 falling to minus 8 to minus 4 overnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 05 March 2021
Tonight and Saturday. Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 06 March 2021
Monday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind west 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 5 March 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday Ice pressure warning in effect. 9 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 continuing Saturday. 

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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.

9 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 continuing Saturday.

 

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

North Labrador Coast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 06 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 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 AM NST 6 March 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. NST today low 988 mb located over western Labrador.
By 4:00 p.m. NST today quasi-stationary trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over the North Labrador Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:44 AM NST 6 March 2021 A low pressure system over Western Labrador will weaken into a trough
today as it moves northeastwards towards the Labrador Sea. Strong to
gale force northeasterlies over northern waters will become gale
force north to northwesterlies behind the trough tonight.

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

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

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