Lake Melville


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 31 May 2016

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Wind north 10 to 15 knots increasing to north 20 early this evening then backing to northwest 10 to 15 Wednesday morning.

Rain and mist changing to flurries this evening and ending late overnight. Visibility as low as 1 mile in mist.

Temperatures plus 3 falling to minus 2 near midnight then rising to plus 3 near noon Wednesday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 31 May 2016
Thursday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.
Friday Wind north 10 to 15 knots.
Saturday Wind light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 30 May 2016 Today Tonight and Tuesday 4 tenths of first-year ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 30 May 2016 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5215N 5540W to 5250N 5400W to
5330N 5500W to 5400N 5300W to 5500N 5330W to 5630N 5730W to 5800N
5830W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

4 tenths of first-year ice.


No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 AM NDT 31 May 2016 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 a.m. NDT today low 999 mb located over western Labrador.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday low 1002 mb located over Belle Isle Bank.

At 9:30 a.m. NDT today trough from 996 mb low located from Lake
Melville to the East Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday trough from 1002 mb low located from
Belle Isle Bank to the East Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:29 AM NDT 31 May 2016 A low pressure system is expected to track south of the district
today and tomorrow. A trough extending from the low through the
Labrador Sea will slowly pivot eastward throughout the forecast
period. Strong to gale force northwesterlies will develop over most
waters behind the trough late tonight and Wednesday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
Labrador coast, South Labrador Sea - northwestern half and Northwest
Labrador Sea - southeastern half.

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