South Labrador Coast
Issued 09:30 AM NST 08 March 2021
Today Tonight and Tuesday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to northwest 25 early this evening then backing to west 15 to 20 late overnight. Wind west 15 to 20 Tuesday.
Risk of freezing spray.
Temperatures minus 6 falling to minus 12 to minus 8 overnight.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 8 March 2021 Today Tonight and Tuesday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4839N 5303W to 4934N 5303W
to 5009N 5422W to 5146N 5143W to 5508N 5138W to 5710N 5737W to 5803N
5825W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.
7 tenths first-year ice except 9 tenths first-year ice in the
extreme northwestern section.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 1:30 PM EST 7 March 2021
Iceberg LimitIceberg 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 CountLess than 10 icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
South Labrador CoastIssued 09:30 AM NST 08 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 SynopsisIssued 9:30 AM NST 8 March 2021 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 a.m. NST today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over the South Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 p.m. NST tonight departing trough located over Belle
At 9:30 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over central Quebec.
By 9:30 a.m. NST Tuesday ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over the South Labrador Sea.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:22 AM NST 8 March 2021 A trough of low pressure over the South Labrador Sea will move
southeastward today then depart east of Belle Isle Bank tonight.
Strong to gale force northwesterlies in the wake of the trough will
diminish tonight as a ridge of high pressure builds into the Labrador
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
South Labrador Coast, Mid Labrador Coast, South Labrador Sea, and
Northwest Labrador Sea.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for South Labrador Sea and Northwest Labrador Sea.
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Anticosti - eastern half
- Anticosti - western half
- Belle Isle Bank
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis
- Funk Island Bank
- Gulf - Magdalen - eastern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - western half
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Lake Melville
- Laurentian Fan
- Mid Labrador Coast
- Northeast Coast
- Northeast Gulf
- Northern Grand Banks
- Northumberland Strait - eastern half
- Northumberland Strait - western half
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- South Labrador Coast
- South Labrador Sea - western half
- Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half
- Strait of Belle Isle - western half
- 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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