Lake Melville


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 03 March 2015

Tonight and Wednesday

Wind northwest 25 knots backing to southwest 25 this evening then diminishing to southwest 15 to 20 early Wednesday morning. Wind diminishing to variable 10 to 15 Wednesday afternoon.

Flurries ending early this evening. Flurries beginning Wednesday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Low tonight minus 27. High Wednesday minus 13.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 03 March 2015
Thursday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to west 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind northwest 20 knots.
Saturday Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 3 March 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday Consolidated first-year ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 3 March 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4710N 5250W to 4735N 4700W
to 5110N 4805W to 5505N 5215W to 5645N 5600W to 5800N 5715W then
northward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Consolidated first-year ice.


No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM NST 3 March 2015 Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 p.m. NST today low 950 mb located northeast of Funk
Island Bank.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Wednesday departing low 952 mb located southeast
of Greenland.

At 4:00 p.m. NST today trough located on a line northwest-southeast
over the Northwest Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 a.m. NST Wednesday dissipating trough located on a line
east-west over the South Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:04 PM NST 3 March 2015 An intense low pressure system just northeast of the Funk Island Bank
will continue to track northeastward to lie southeast of Greenland by
Wednesday afternoon. Gale to storm force north to northwesterlies are
forecast over southern waters tonight.

A trough of low pressure over the Northwest Labrador Sea will slowly
drift southward into the South Labrador Sea tonight and Wednesday.
Strong to gale force northwesterlies are forecast west of this trough
and will ease Wednesday as the trough weakens.

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

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

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