South Labrador Sea
Issued 04:00 AM NST 03 March 2021
Today Tonight and Thursday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind east 35 knots backing to northeast 35 to 45 this evening except southwest 25 over southern sections. Wind becoming southeast 25 to 35 late overnight except northeast 45 over northwestern sections. Wind becoming east 35 Thursday morning.
Rain becoming snow or rain this afternoon then flurries Thursday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.
A risk of freezing spray over southwestern sections tonight.
Temperatures plus 3 becoming minus 5 to plus 3 this evening becoming zero Thursday morning.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 2 March 2021 Today Tonight and Wednesday
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.
Bergy water except 4 tenths first-year ice in the western section.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 1:30 PM EST 2 March 2021
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 3 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 3 Mar estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5147N 5642W to Newfoundland near 5118N 5618W.
Iceberg CountUnknown number of icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
South Labrador SeaIssued 04:00 AM NST 03 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 AM NST 3 March 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 a.m. NST today trough located over Belle Isle Bank.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Thursday trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over the South Labrador Sea.
At 4:00 p.m. NST today quasi-stationary low 976 mb located over
Marine Weather StatementIssued 4:03 AM NST 3 March 2021 A trough of low pressure over Belle Isle Bank will move northward
towards the Labrador Sea today then westward towards the Labrador
coast tonight. Meanwhile, an intense low pressure system will form
over Southeastern Labrador this afternoon then meander around in that
general vicinity for the next few days. Strong to gale force
easterly to northeasterly winds over most waters will increase to
gale to storm force later today ahead of the trough. Behind the
trough, strong to gale force southeasterly to northeasterly winds
Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
East Labrador Sea. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining
waters except Lake Melville.
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 - Ramea and east
- Southwest Coast - west of Ramea
- 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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