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Mid Labrador Coast

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 05 March 2021

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 20 knots except northeast 25 to 35 over northern sections this morning. Wind diminishing to southeast 15 this evening then becoming variable 10 to 15 late overnight. Wind variable 10 to 15 Saturday.

Flurries ending this afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Over open water risk of freezing spray today and this evening.

Temperatures minus 4 to minus 1 falling to minus 8 to minus 4 this evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 04 March 2021
Tonight and Friday. Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 05 March 2021
Sunday Wind southwest 15 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Tuesday Wind west 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 4 March 2021 Today Tonight and Friday Ice pressure warning in effect. 8 tenths first-year ice except 9 plus tenths first-year ice along the coast. Strong ice pressure in the pack ice and along the coast today and continuing Friday. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 4 March 2021 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4839N 5303W to 4920N 5304W
to 5013N 5428W to 5204N 5234W to 5501N 5240W to 5803N 5825W then
northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice pressure warning in effect.

8 tenths first-year ice except 9 plus tenths first-year ice along
the coast. Strong ice pressure in the pack ice and along the coast
today and continuing Friday.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:36 PM EST 4 March 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 4 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 4 Mar estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5135N 5644W to Newfoundland near 5121N 5633W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Mid Labrador Coast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 05 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

Mid Labrador Coast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 04 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 4:00 AM NST 5 March 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. NST today low 984 mb located over the Quebec Lower
North Shore.
By 4:00 p.m. NST today quasi-stationary low 983 mb located over
western Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:45 AM NST 5 March 2021 A low pressure system over the Quebec Lower North Shore will
gradually move westwards to lie over Western Labrador today, where it
will remain nearly stationary throughout the forecast period. Strong
to gale force east to northeasterly winds can be expected over most
waters today and over northwestern waters tonight and Saturday due to
this low.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for Mid
Labrador Coast, North Labrador Coast, South Labrador Sea, and
Northwest Labrador Sea.

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