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South Labrador Coast

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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 01 March 2021

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 20 this evening and to southeast 25 Tuesday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 35 Tuesday afternoon then backing to east 35 to 45 Tuesday evening.

Snow Tuesday late in the day. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures minus 8 to minus 4 rising to zero Tuesday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 01 March 2021
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 01 March 2021
Wednesday Wind southeast 35 knots backing to northeast 35 to 45 in the morning then veering to southeast 35 to 45 late in the day.
Thursday Wind southeast 40 to 50 knots diminishing to south 25 to 35.
Friday Wind south 25 knots diminishing to south 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 1 March 2021 Today Tonight and Tuesday Ice pressure warning in effect. 9 tenths first-year ice. Strong ice pressure developing in the pack ice and along the coast Tuesday morning. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Banquereau - 44139 East Chedabucto Bay - 44488 West Chedabucto Bay - 44489 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport Miscou Island Eskasoni (First Nations) Grand Étang Ingonish Beach North Mountain St.Paul Island J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Argentia Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Rocky Harbour Sagona Island St. Anthony Airport St. John's Int'l Airport St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Twillingate Winterland Branch Hill Wreckhouse Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 1 March 2021 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4839N 5303W to 4912N 5250W
to 4950N 5302W to 5412N 5131W to 5803N 5740W then northeastward. Sea
ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice pressure warning in effect.

9 tenths first-year ice. Strong ice pressure developing in the pack
ice and along the coast Tuesday morning.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 28 February 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4914N 5332W to 5100N 4930W to 5500N 5130W to 6010N 5700W to 6020N
5550W to 5710N 5050W to 5540N 4550W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Mar estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5147N 5642W to Newfoundland near 5118N 5618W.

Iceberg Count

Less than 10 icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

South Labrador Coast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 01 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

South Labrador Coast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 01 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 9:30 AM NST 1 March 2021 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 a.m. NST today low 985 mb located over central Quebec.
By 9:30 a.m. NST Tuesday weakening trough located on a line
north-south over the Torngat Mountains.

By 9:30 a.m. NST Tuesday approaching trough located over
southwestern Newfoundland.

At 9:30 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over the Mid Labrador Coast.
By 9:30 p.m. NST tonight dissipating ridge located on a line
north-south over the East Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:19 AM NST 1 March 2021 A low pressure system will track northeastwards across Northern
Quebec today before weakening into a trough over the Torngat
mountains tonight. Gale force southeasterlies are expected over
northwestern waters ahead of this low today. The gale force
southeasterlies will diminish as the trough weakens further on
Tuesday.

Meanwhile, a trough of low pressure will approach the marine district
from the southwest on Tuesday. Strong to gale force east to
southeasterly winds will spread across most waters on Tuesday ahead
of this trough.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters.

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

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