South Labrador Coast
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.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 1 March 2021 Today Tonight and Tuesday
Ice EdgeIce 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 CoverageIce pressure warning in effect.
9 tenths first-year ice. Strong ice pressure developing in the pack
ice and along the coast Tuesday morning.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 1:30 PM EST 28 February 2021
Iceberg LimitIceberg 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 CountLess than 10 icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
South Labrador CoastIssued 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.
South Labrador CoastIssued 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 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
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 StatementIssued 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
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
Marine interests are also advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for Northwest Labrador Sea.
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Anticosti - eastern half
- Anticosti - western half
- Belle Isle Bank
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Cabot Strait - northern half
- Cabot Strait - southern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- Eastern Shore - eastern half
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis
- Funk Island Bank
- Gulf - Magdalen - eastern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - western half
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Lake Melville
- Laurentian Fan
- Mid Labrador Coast
- Northeast Coast
- Northeast Gulf
- Northern Grand Banks
- Northumberland Strait - eastern half
- Northumberland Strait - western half
- Sable - eastern half
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- South Labrador Coast
- South Labrador Sea
- Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half
- Strait of Belle Isle - western half
- 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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