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North Labrador Coast

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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NST 07 March 2021

Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots diminishing to northwest 25 to 35 late overnight and to variable 10 to 15 near noon Monday.

Flurries ending overnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Risk of freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 8 to minus 4 falling to minus 12 Monday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 07 March 2021
Tonight and Monday. Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 07 March 2021
Tuesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Wednesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to west 20.
Thursday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 7 March 2021 Today Tonight and Monday Ice pressure warning in effect. 9 tenths first-year ice except 9 plus tenths first-year ice along the coast. Strong ice pressure in the pack ice today and easing Monday afternoon. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 7 March 2021 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4839N 5303W to 4929N 5304W
to 5012N 5428W to 5203N 5143W to 5534N 5214W to 5642N 5716W to 5803N
5825W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice pressure warning in effect.

9 tenths first-year ice except 9 plus tenths first-year ice along
the coast. Strong ice pressure in the pack ice today and easing
Monday afternoon.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 7 March 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 8 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4919N 5344W to 5100N 4945W to 5500N 5130W to 6010N 5700W to 6020N
5550W to 6035N 5325W to 5715N 4610W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 8 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

North Labrador Coast

Issued 9:30 PM NST 07 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

North Labrador Coast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 07 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 9:30 PM NST 7 March 2021 Tonight and Monday At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Northwest Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 p.m. NST Monday departing trough located east of Belle
Isle Bank.

At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight ridge located on a line north-south over
western Quebec.
By 9:30 p.m. NST Monday ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over the Torngat Mountains.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:18 PM NST 7 March 2021 A trough of low pressure over the Northwest Labrador Sea will slowly
move southeastward throughout the forecast period. Strong to gale
force north to northwesterlies are forecast behind the trough.

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

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for South Labrador Coast, Mid Labrador Coast, South Labrador
Sea, and Northwest Labrador Sea.

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