South Labrador Sea - southern half
Issued 09:30 PM NST 03 March 2021
Tonight and Thursday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind variable 15 to 20 knots increasing to south 25 near midnight and to southeast 25 to 35 late overnight. Wind backing to east 35 Thursday morning.
Snow changing to flurries Thursday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.
A risk of freezing spray over western sections tonight.
Temperatures minus 5 to zero rising to zero Thursday evening.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 3 March 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4839N 5303W to 4912N 5250W
to 5007N 5418W to 5125N 5306W to 5421N 5241W to 5802N 5825W then
northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.
Bergy water except 4 tenths first-year ice in the western section.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 2:59 PM EST 3 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 Sea - southern halfIssued 9:30 PM NST 03 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 3 March 2021 Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight trough located on a line east-west over
By 4:00 p.m. NST Thursday trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over the North Labrador Coast.
At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight low 976 mb located near the Strait of
By 9:30 p.m. NST Thursday low 977 mb located south of Lake Melville.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:24 PM NST 3 March 2021 A trough of low pressure over southern waters will move to lie over
the North Labrador Coast on Thursday. Meanwhile, a low pressure
system near the Strait of Belle Isle will drift slowly westward.
Gale to storm force east to northeasterly winds can be expected to
the north of the trough. With strong to gale force southeasterly to
northeasterly winds elsewhere.
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.
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 - eastern half
- 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
- Sable - eastern half
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- South Labrador Coast
- South Labrador Sea - southern 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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