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South Labrador Sea

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 05 March 2021

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind east 25 to 35 knots becoming southeast 25 this morning then diminishing to southeast 15 to 20 this evening. Wind veering to southwest 15 Saturday morning.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Temperatures minus 3 to plus 2.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 04 March 2021
Tonight and Friday. Outside the ice edge seas 5 to 7 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 near noon Friday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 05 March 2021
Sunday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Tuesday Wind west 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 4 March 2021 Today Tonight and Friday 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 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

Bergy water except 4 tenths first-year 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

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

South Labrador Sea

Issued 04:00 AM NST 05 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM NST 5 March 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. NST today low 984 mb located over the Quebec Lower
North Shore.
By 4:00 p.m. NST today quasi-stationary low 983 mb located over
western Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:45 AM NST 5 March 2021 A low pressure system over the Quebec Lower North Shore will
gradually move westwards to lie over Western Labrador today, where it
will remain nearly stationary throughout the forecast period. Strong
to gale force east to northeasterly winds can be expected over most
waters today and over northwestern waters tonight and Saturday due to
this low.

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

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