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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 28 February 2021

Today Tonight and Monday.

Wind west 25 knots with gusts to 40 near fjords. Wind becoming northwest 30 early this morning then diminishing to northwest 20 this afternoon. Wind diminishing to variable 10 to 15 this evening then becoming southeast 15 Monday afternoon. Wind increasing to southeast 25 Monday evening.

Flurries ending near noon.

Risk of freezing spray today and early this evening. Risk of freezing spray Monday evening.

Temperatures minus 5 falling to minus 16 to minus 8 this morning then rising to minus 5 Monday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 28 February 2021
Today Tonight and Monday. Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 28 February 2021
Tuesday Wind southeast 25 knots.
Wednesday Wind east 25 to 35 knots backing to northeast 35 to 45.
Thursday Wind east 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 February 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday 9 tenths first-year ice. 

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Map of Arctic - Eastern Arctic marine weather areas Baker Lake Airport Chesterfield Inlet Airport Coral Harbour Airport Gjoa Haven Airport Kugaaruk Airport Rankin Inlet Airport Shepherd Bay Airport Whale Cove Airport Arctic Bay Brevoort Island Qikiqtarjuaq Airport Kinngait (Cape Dorset Airport) Cape Dyer Cape Hooper Cape Liverpool Clyde River Airport Cape Mercy Fort Ross Grise Fiord Airport Sanirajak (Hall Beach Airport) Igloolik Airport Iqaluit Airport Kimmirut Airport Longstaff Bluff Pangnirtung Airport Pond Inlet Airport Naujaat Resolute Airport Rowley Island Airport Taloyoak Airport Wager Bay Akulivik Airport Ivujivik Airport Puvirnituq Airport Aupaluk Airport Kangiqsujuaq Airport Kangirsuk Airport Kangiqsualujjuaq Airport Quaqtaq Airport Salluit Airport Tasiujaq Airport Cape Kakkiviak Cape Kiglapait Nain Airport Saglek
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 February 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4839N 5303W to 4920N 5247W
to 4949N 5326W to 5347N 5131W to 5803N 5800W then northeastward. Sea
ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 tenths first-year ice.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 27 February 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4726N 5244W to 4635N 4915W to 4735N 4755W to 5430N 5130W to 6010N
5700W to 6020N 5550W to 5710N 5050W to 5540N 4550W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Feb estimated from Newfoundland
near 5112N 5606W to the Labrador coast near 5200N 5700W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM NST 28 February 2021 Today Tonight and Monday At 4:00 a.m. NST today trough located over the South Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 p.m. NST tonight departing trough located southeast of
Greenland.

At 9:30 a.m. NST Monday approaching low 985 mb located over
central Quebec.

At 4:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over northern Quebec.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Monday ridge located on a line north-south over
Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:56 AM NST 28 February 2021 A trough of low pressure over the Labrador Sea will track east out of
the district today. Gale force northwesterlies over northern waters
in the wake of the trough will gradually diminish today as the trough
departs.

On Monday, gale force southeasterlies will develop over northwestern
waters in the afternoon ahead of a low pressure system approaching
from Central Quebec.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
North Labrador Coast and the Labrador Sea.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Labrador Sea.

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