Lake Melville

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NST 10 December 2016

Tonight and Sunday

Wind northwest 25 knots.

Flurries ending Sunday morning. Visibility as low as 1 mile in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 15 to minus 10.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 10 December 2016
Monday Wind northwest 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind west 10 to 15 knots.
Wednesday Wind light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 10 December 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday Ice pressure warning in effect. 9 tenths of grey ice including 4 tenths of grey-white ice. Strong ice pressure in the pack ice developing this evening. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 10 December 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4915N 5330W to 4950N
5405W to 5015N 5605W to 5130N 5520W to 5330N 5530W to 5430N 5645W to
5600N 6000W to 6015N 6330W to 6000N 6210W then northward. Sea ice
west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice pressure warning in effect.

9 tenths of grey ice including 4 tenths of grey-white ice. Strong
ice pressure in the pack ice developing this evening.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Lake Melville

Issued 9:30 PM NST 10 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.

Ice pressure warning in effect

Lake Melville

Issued 10:00 AM EST 10 December 2016

Navigators in this marine area should be on the lookout for hazardous ice conditions and take necessary safety precautions. Please refer to the latest ice forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM NST 10 December 2016 Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight low 958 mb located southeast of Labrador
Sea.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Sunday quasi-stationary low 964 mb located
southwest of Greenland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:18 PM NST 10 December 2016 An intense and slow-moving low pressure system just southeast of the
district will maintain gale to storm force north to northwesterlies
over most of the district tonight and Sunday.

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

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except East Labrador Sea.

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