Lake Melville

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 21 January 2017

Today Tonight and Sunday

Wind light increasing to north 25 knots late overnight then diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 near noon Sunday. Wind backing to southwest 10 to 15 Sunday evening.

Flurries beginning this afternoon and ending Sunday morning.

High today minus 10. Temperatures near minus 10 tonight falling to minus 19 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 21 January 2017
Monday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Tuesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Wednesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 January 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday Consolidated first-year ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 January 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4810N 5255W to 5140N 5200W
to 5200N 5015W to 5525N 5200W to 5615N 5605W to 5800N 5700W then
northward. Sea ice 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 AM NST 21 January 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. NST today weakening ridge located southeast of the
Marine District.

At 4:00 a.m. NST today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 p.m. NST today trough located on a line east-west over
Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 a.m. NST today low 970 mb located over the southeastern
Grand Banks.
By 9:30 p.m. NST tonight approaching low 970 mb located east of
the Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:43 AM NST 21 January 2017 A low pressure system over the Southeastern Grand Banks will track
northwards east of the district on Sunday. Meanwhile, a region of
high pressure will build southeastwards over Labrador on Sunday.
Winds will increase to gale force northerlies between these two
features tonight and Sunday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Lake Melville.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all regions with open water.

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