South Labrador Sea
Issued 09:30 PM NST 04 March 2021
Tonight and Friday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind east 25 to 35 knots becoming southeast 25 Friday morning then diminishing to southeast 15 to 20 Friday evening.
Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.
Temperatures minus 2 to plus 2.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 4 March 2021 Today Tonight and Friday
Ice EdgeIce 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.
Bergy water except 4 tenths first-year ice in the western section.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 1:36 PM EST 4 March 2021
Iceberg LimitIceberg 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 CountUnknown number of icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
South Labrador SeaIssued 9:30 PM 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 9:30 PM NST 4 March 2021 Tonight and Friday At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight quasi-stationary trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Northwest Labrador Sea.
At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight low 976 mb located over the Quebec Lower
By 4:00 p.m. NST Friday quasi-stationary low 983 mb located over
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:28 PM NST 4 March 2021 A trough of low pressure over the northern most edge of Northwest
Labrador Sea will remain nearly stationary through tonight and
Friday, while a low pressure system over the Quebec Lower North Shore
slowly tracks westwards and weakens.
Strong to gale force east to northeasterlies will persist north of
the trough tonight and Friday with strong to gale force
southeasterlies to northeasterlies elsewhere. Winds will diminish
over all waters into Friday evening as both features weaken.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for Mid
Labrador Coast, 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 - northern half
- Cabot Strait - southern half
- 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
- 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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