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South Labrador Sea

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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NST 06 March 2021

Tonight and Sunday.

Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 Sunday morning except southwest 25 over southeastern sections Sunday.

Flurries Sunday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Temperatures minus 6 to minus 1.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 06 March 2021
Tonight and Sunday. Outside the ice edge seas 2 to 3 metres except 1 to 2 over western sections tonight and Sunday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 06 March 2021
Monday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 20 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind west 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind west 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 6 March 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday Bergy water except 4 tenths first-year ice in the western section. 

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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 6 March 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4839N 5303W to 4929N 5304W
to 5012N 5428W to 5207N 5221W to 5532N 5248W to 5642N 5716W to 5803N
5825W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 4 tenths first-year ice in the western section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 6 March 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 7 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4914N 5332W to 5100N 4930W to 5500N 5130W to 6010N 5700W to 6020N
5550W to 6035N 5325W to 5715N 4610W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 7 Mar estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5135N 5644W to Newfoundland near 5121N 5633W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM NST 6 March 2021 Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight quasi-stationary trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over the North Labrador Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:18 PM NST 6 March 2021 A trough of low pressure over the North Labrador Coast will remain
nearly stationary before beginning to move southwards late Sunday.
Strong to gale force northeasterlies over northern waters will become
strong to gale force north to northwesterlies behind the trough
tonight.

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

Marine interests are also advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for Northwest Labrador Sea.

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