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Northwest Labrador Sea


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NST 04 March 2021

Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind east 25 knots except northeast 35 over northwestern sections tonight. Wind east 25 Friday.

Flurries or showers. Visibility as low as 1 mile in precipitation.

A risk of freezing spray over northwestern sections tonight.

Temperatures minus 4 to plus 2.


Issued 06:00 PM NST 04 March 2021
Tonight and Friday. Outside the ice edge seas 6 to 8 metres subsiding to 4 to 6 near midnight and to 3 to 4 Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 04 March 2021
Saturday Wind northeast 25 knots.
Sunday Wind north 25 to 35 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 4 March 2021 Today Tonight and Friday Bergy water except 8 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the western section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EST 4 March 2021 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from near 5803N 5825W to 6139N 5939W to 6251N
5743W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 8 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old
ice in the western section.


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 (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 9:30 PM NST 04 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 Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM NST 4 March 2021 Tonight and Friday At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight quasi-stationary trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Northwest Labrador Sea.

At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight low 976 mb located over the Quebec Lower
North Shore.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Friday quasi-stationary low 983 mb located over
western Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:28 PM NST 4 March 2021 A trough of low pressure over the northern most edge of Northwest
Labrador Sea will remain nearly stationary through tonight and
Friday, while a low pressure system over the Quebec Lower North Shore
slowly tracks westwards and weakens.

Strong to gale force east to northeasterlies will persist north of
the trough tonight and Friday with strong to gale force
southeasterlies to northeasterlies elsewhere. Winds will diminish
over all waters into Friday evening as both features weaken.

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

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