North Labrador Coast
Issued 09:30 AM NST 05 March 2021
Today Tonight and Saturday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northeast 25 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 near midnight except northeast 35 over northern sections. Wind becoming northwest 35 Saturday afternoon.
Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.
Temperatures minus 3 to plus 1.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 5 March 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday
Ice EdgeIce 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 CoverageIce 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 BulletinIssued 1:41 PM EST 5 March 2021
Iceberg LimitIceberg 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 CountUnknown number of icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
North Labrador CoastIssued 09:30 AM 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.
North Labrador CoastIssued 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 9:30 AM NST 5 March 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 a.m. NST today low 983 mb located north of Anticosti Island.
By 4:00 p.m. NST today quasi-stationary low 983 mb located over
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:21 AM NST 5 March 2021 A low pressure system north of Anticosti Island will gradually move
northwestwards to lie over Western Labrador today, where it will
remain nearly stationary throughout the forecast period. Strong to
gale force east to northeasterly winds can be expected over most
waters today and over northwestern waters tonight and Saturday due to
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for Mid
Labrador Coast, North Labrador Coast, and Northwest Labrador Sea.
Atlantic - Labrador Area
- Belle Isle Bank
- Central Brevoort - northern half
- Central Brevoort - southern half
- East Brevoort - southern half
- East Labrador Sea
- Funk Island Bank
- Lake Melville
- Mid Labrador Coast
- Northeast Coast
- Northwest Labrador Sea
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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