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Mid Labrador Coast

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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 04 March 2021

Today Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind east 25 to 35 knots becoming east 25 late overnight then veering to southeast 15 to 20 Friday morning.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Risk of freezing spray today tonight and Friday morning.

Temperatures minus 4 to minus 1.

Waves

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

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 04 March 2021
Saturday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Sunday Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 35 late in the day.
Monday Wind northwest 25 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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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Banquereau - 44139 East Chedabucto Bay - 44488 West Chedabucto Bay - 44489 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport Miscou Island Eskasoni (First Nations) Grand Étang Ingonish Beach North Mountain St.Paul Island J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Argentia Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Rocky Harbour Sagona Island St. Anthony Airport St. John's Int'l Airport St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Twillingate Winterland Branch Hill Wreckhouse Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour
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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 1:30 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 09:30 AM 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.

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 9:30 AM NST 4 March 2021 Today Tonight and Friday At 9:30 a.m. NST today trough located from the Torngat Mountains
to the East Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 a.m. NST Friday trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over the Northwest Labrador Sea.

At 9:30 a.m. NST today quasi-stationary low 966 mb located south
of Lake Melville.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:16 AM NST 4 March 2021 A trough of low pressure stretching from the Torngat Mountains to the
East Labrador Sea will move to lie over the North Coast later today,
while a low pressure system south of Lake Melville remains nearly
stationary and gradually weakens.

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

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
East Labrador Sea. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining
waters except Lake Melville.

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