Lake Melville

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 05 March 2015

Tonight and Friday

Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots backing to southwest 15 to 20 Friday evening.

A few flurries ending late overnight. Visibility as low as 1 mile in flurries.

Temperatures minus 12 falling to minus 22 overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 05 March 2015
Saturday Wind southwest 15 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots.
Monday Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 5 March 2015 Today Tonight and Friday Consolidated first-year ice. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 5 March 2015 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4710N 5250W to 4700N 4620W
to 5155N 4810W to 5645N 5600W to 5800N 5700W then northward. Sea ice
north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Consolidated first-year ice.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM NST 5 March 2015 Tonight and Friday At 4:00 p.m. NST today intensifying trough located on a line
east-west over central Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Friday trough located on a line east-west over
the South Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 p.m. NST today low 960 mb located south of Greenland.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Friday low 940 mb located east of Greenland.

At 4:00 p.m. NST today approaching ridge located over Quebec.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:06 PM NST 5 March 2015 An intensifying trough of low pressure over the Central Labrador Sea
will slowly drift southeastward across the South Labrador Sea through
the forecast period. Gale to storm force northwesterlies will develop
over most waters later today and tonight as this trough intensifies.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
the Mid Labrador Coast and the South Labrador Sea. Gale warnings are
in effect for all remaining waters except Lake Melville and the East
Labrador Sea - northwestern half.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all open waters.

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