Mid Labrador Coast
Issued 04:00 AM NST 02 March 2021
Today Tonight and Wednesday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southeast 25 knots backing to east 25 this afternoon except east 35 over southern sections. Wind becoming northeast 25 to 35 late overnight then becoming northeast 25 Wednesday morning. Wind increasing to northeast 35 Wednesday afternoon.
Flurries changing to snow this afternoon then to rain or snow Wednesday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.
Temperatures minus 3 rising to plus 1 overnight.
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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 afternoon.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 2:40 PM EST 1 March 2021
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 2 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 2 Mar estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5147N 5642W to Newfoundland near 5118N 5618W.
Iceberg CountUnknown number of icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Mid Labrador CoastIssued 04:00 AM NST 02 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.
Mid 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 4:00 AM NST 2 March 2021 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. NST today weakening low 991 mb located over Ungava Bay.
By 4:00 p.m. NST today dissipating low 999 mb located over
southeastern Baffin Island.
At 9:30 a.m. NST today trough located over southwestern
By 9:30 a.m. NST Wednesday intensifying trough located on a line
east-west over the South Labrador Coast.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 4:04 AM NST 2 March 2021 A low pressure system over Ungava Bay will track northward and weaken
today. Gale force southeasterlies over northwestern waters ahead of
this low will diminish later this morning as the low weakens.
Meanwhile, a trough of low pressure will sweep northward across
Newfoundland to lie over Belle Isle Bank by Wednesday morning.
An intense low pressure system will form in the trough and move to
lie over Southeastern Labrador Wednesday evening. Strong to gale
force east to southeasterly winds will spread northward across most
waters today ahead of this trough. Winds will increase to gale to
storm force east to northeasterlies later on Wednesday as the low
forms and deepens.
Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
East Labrador Sea. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining
Arctic - Eastern Arctic Area
- Arviat - eastern half
- Arviat - western half
- Central Brevoort - northern half
- Central Brevoort - southern half
- Central - eastern half
- Central - western half
- Clarence - northern half
- Clarence - southern half
- Coats - northern half
- Coats - southern half
- East Baffin
- East Brevoort - northern half
- East Brevoort - southern half
- East Clyde - northern half
- East Clyde - southern half
- East Davis - northern half
- East Davis - southern half
- East Foxe
- East Labrador Sea
- Eureka - southern half
- Frobisher Bay
- Jones - eastern half
- Jones - western half
- Kane - southern half
- Lancaster - eastern half
- Lancaster - western half
- Mid Labrador Coast
- Navy Board
- Northwest Labrador Sea
- North Labrador Coast
- Nottingham - eastern half
- Nottingham - western half
- Prince Charles
- Puvirnituq - northern half
- Puvirnituq - southern half
- Rankin - northern half
- Rankin - southern half
- Resolution - eastern half
- Resolution - western half
- Roes Welcome - northern half
- Roes Welcome - southern half
- South Labrador Sea
- South Sverdrup
- South-central Hudson - eastern half
- St. Roch
- West Baffin
- West Brevoort - northern half
- West Brevoort - southern half
- West Clyde - northern half
- West Clyde - southern half
- West Davis - northern half
- West Davis - southern half
- West Foxe
- 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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