Lake Melville

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 03 March 2015

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Wind light increasing to north 15 to 20 knots early this morning and to northwest 30 near noon. Wind backing to southwest 25 this evening then diminishing to southwest 15 to 20 Wednesday morning. Wind diminishing to variable 10 to 15 Wednesday afternoon.

Flurries ending near noon. Flurries beginning Wednesday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

High today minus 18. Low tonight minus 27. High Wednesday minus 13.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM 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 2 March 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday Consolidated first-year ice. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Southwestern Grand Banks - 44138 Banquereau - 44139 Tail of the Bank - 44140 Nickerson Bank - 44251 Northeast Burgeo Bank - 44255 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Miscou Island Grand Étang Ingonish Beach North Mountain St.Paul Island J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Argentia Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Rocky Harbour Sagona Island St. Anthony Airport St. John's Int'l Airport St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Twillingate Winterland Wreckhouse Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 2 March 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4735N 5240W to 4710N 4645W
to 5110N 4805W to 5450N 5200W to 5550N 5505W to 5800N 5730W 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 AM NST 3 March 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. NST today deepening low 966 mb located northeast
of Newfoundland.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Wednesday low 950 mb located south of Greenland.

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

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:51 AM NST 3 March 2015 A rapidly intensifying low pressure system will track northeastward
southeast of the Labrador Sea today. Gale to storm force northerlies
and northeasterlies north of this feature will spread northeastward
across southern portions of the marine district today. Storm to gale
force northwesterlies will diminish tonight and Wednesday in the lows
wake.

A trough of low pressure will also strengthen over the Northwest
Labrador Sea today while remaining quasi-stationary. Strong to gale
force northwesterlies will develop west of this trough today.
These winds will ease tonight as the trough drifts southeastward and
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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