South Labrador Coast
Issued 04:00 AM NDT 21 March 2023
Today Tonight and Wednesday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind north 35 knots diminishing to northwest 25 this morning and to northwest 15 late overnight. Wind diminishing to light Wednesday afternoon.
Snow changing to flurries this morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.
Temperatures zero falling to minus 5 this evening.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 20 March 2023 Today Tonight and Tuesday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4647N 5257W to 4645N 5226W
to 4838N 5055W to 4957N 5140W to 5035N 5420W to 5437N 5305W to 5803N
5815W then northeastward. Sea ice north then west of the ice edge.
Ice CoverageIce pressure warning in effect.
3 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice except 9 plus
tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice along the coast.
Strong ice pressure in the pack ice developing this afternoon easing
Iceberg BulletinIssued 4:12 PM EDT 20 March 2023
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4655N 5555W to 4600N 5525W to 4515N 5000W to 4535N 4610W to 4700N
4500W to 4845N 4525W to 5835N 5540W to 6005N 5015W to 5900N 4815W to
5820N 4520W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5027N 5948W to Newfoundland near 4936N 5753W.
Iceberg Count26 to 50 icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Gale warning in effect
South Labrador CoastIssued 04:00 AM NDT 21 March 2023
'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
South Labrador CoastIssued 10:00 AM EDT 20 March 2023
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 4:00 AM NDT 21 March 2023 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. NDT today departing low 982 mb located southeast of
Belle Isle Bank.
At 4:00 a.m. NDT today quasi-stationary trough located off
Marine Weather StatementIssued 4:09 AM NDT 21 March 2023 An intense low pressure system just southeast of Belle Isle Bank will
continue to track eastward away from the marine district today.
Gale force northerly to northwesterly winds will diminish to strong
northwesterlies as the low departs.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
Labrador coast and South 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 - Hopedale and south
- Mid Labrador Coast - north of Hopedale
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