North Labrador Coast
Issued 04:00 PM NST 26 February 2021
Tonight and Saturday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots backing to southwest 15 to 20 this evening with gusts to 25 near fjords. Wind becoming south 15 to 20 early Saturday morning then increasing to south 25 Saturday afternoon except northwest 35 over northern sections Saturday late in the day.
Flurries Saturday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.
Risk of freezing spray.
Temperatures minus 20 to minus 15 rising to minus 10 to minus 5 Saturday afternoon.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 26 February 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4839N 5303W to 4920N 5247W
to 4955N 5334W to 5347N 5131W to 5803N 5800W then northeastward. Sea
ice west of the ice edge.
9 tenths first-year ice.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 2:23 PM EST 26 February 2021
Iceberg LimitIceberg 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 CountUnknown number of icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
North Labrador CoastIssued 4:00 PM NST 26 February 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 SynopsisIssued 4:00 PM NST 26 February 2021 Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. NST today trough located over southern Belle Isle Bank.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Saturday departing trough located over Funk
At 4:00 p.m. NST Saturday approaching trough located over the
North Labrador Coast.
At 4:00 p.m. NST today ridge located on a line north-south over
By 4:00 p.m. NST Saturday ridge located over the Avalon Peninsula.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:30 PM NST 26 February 2021 A trough of low pressure over Southern Belle Isle Bank will continue
southward tonight. Strong to gale force northwesterlies are expected
in the wake of the trough and ahead of a ridge of high pressure
moving in from the west.
Another trough of low pressure will approach the district from
Northern Quebec on Saturday. Gale force northwesterlies will develop
over northwestern waters late on Saturday behind this trough.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Lake Melville and East Labrador Sea.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Labrador Sea.
Atlantic - Labrador Area
- Belle Isle Bank
- Central Brevoort - northern half
- Central Brevoort - southern half
- East Brevoort - southern half
- East Labrador Sea
- Funk Island Bank
- Lake Melville
- Mid Labrador Coast
- Northeast Coast
- Northwest Labrador Sea
- 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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