Lake Melville


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 06 May 2015

Today Tonight and Thursday

Wind northwest 20 to 25 knots diminishing to west 15 this evening then veering to north 15 Thursday afternoon.

A few flurries.

Temperatures minus 2 rising to zero Thursday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 06 May 2015
Friday Wind north 15 to 20 knots diminishing to light late in the day.
Saturday Wind light increasing to southwest 20 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 6 May 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday 9 plus tenths of first-year ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 6 May 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland 4830N 5305W to 4830N 5100W to
5300N 5300W to 5330N 5130W to 5500N 5200W to 5700N 5730W to 5800N
5730W then northward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 plus tenths of first-year ice.


No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 AM NDT 6 May 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 a.m. NDT today low 988 mb located over the South Labrador
By 9:00 p.m. NDT tonight low 990 mb located over the Northwest
Labrador Sea.

At 9:00 a.m. NDT Thursday trough located southeast of the Marine
By 9:00 p.m. NDT Thursday trough located over Belle Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:09 AM NDT 6 May 2015 An intense low pressure system over the South Labrador Sea will drift
slowly northward today. Strong to gale force winds associated with
the low will gradually diminish as the low moves away and weakens.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Lake Melville and the Northwest Labrador Sea - eastern

Marine interests are also advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for the North Labrador Coast.

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