Lake Melville

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 09 December 2016

Today Tonight and Saturday

Wind light increasing to west 15 knots near midnight and to northwest 25 Saturday morning.

Flurries beginning near midnight. Visibility as low as 1 mile in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray beginning Saturday morning.

Temperatures minus 13 to minus 8.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 09 December 2016
Sunday Wind northwest 20 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 8 December 2016 Today Tonight and Friday 9 tenths of grey ice including 4 tenths of grey-white ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 8 December 2016 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5335N 5600W to 5430N 5645W to
5545N 6000W to 5755N 6120W to 6005N 6345W to 6000N 6300W to 5935N
6155W then northward. Sea ice west and north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 tenths of grey ice including 4 tenths of grey-white ice.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Lake Melville

Issued 04:00 AM NST 09 December 2016

Moderate or severe freezing spray is occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 9 December 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. NST today trough located over the Northwest Labrador
Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Saturday dissipating trough located over the Mid
Labrador Coast.

At 4:00 a.m. NST today low 989 mb located south of Newfoundland.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Saturday low 954 mb located northeast of Belle
Isle Bank.

At 4:00 a.m. NST today ridge located over the South Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 p.m. NST today departing ridge located southeast of
Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:45 AM NST 9 December 2016 A trough of low pressure over the Northwest Labrador Sea will slowly
drift southwestward to lie northeast of Nain by this afternoon.
Gale force northerlies will develop northwest of this feature by this
evening.

An intense low pressure system currently south of Newfoundland will
approach the marine district tonight. Strong to gale force easterly
to northwesterly winds will spread across southern and eastern waters
overnight as the low approaches.

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 waters except South Labrador Sea, Northwest Labrador
Sea - southeastern half and East Labrador Sea.

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