Lake Melville


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NST 01 December 2015

Tonight and Wednesday

Wind southwest 25 knots increasing to southwest 30 after midnight then diminishing to west 20 near noon Wednesday. Wind veering to northwest 10 to 15 Wednesday evening.

A few flurries ending Wednesday morning.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending Wednesday morning.

Temperatures near minus 5 tonight. High Wednesday minus 2. Temperatures falling to minus 14 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 01 December 2015
Thursday Wind northwest 15 knots.
Friday Wind west 10 to 15 knots.
Saturday Wind west 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 1 December 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday 7 tenths of new ice including 1 tenth of grey ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 1 December 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5240N 5550W to 5330N 5540W to
5440N 5715W to 5600N 6030W to 5750N 6140W to 6000N 6330W to 6015N
6225W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

7 tenths of new ice including 1 tenth of grey ice.


Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Lake Melville

Issued 9:30 PM NST 01 December 2015

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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM NST 1 December 2015 Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight departing trough located over the East
Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 a.m. NST Wednesday trough located over the North Labrador
By 4:00 a.m. NST Thursday trough located southeast of the Marine

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:32 PM NST 1 December 2015 A trough over the East Labrador Sea will continue to move eastward
and out of the marine district tonight. Strong to gale force
northwesterlies are expected over western waters behind this system.

A second trough will move southeastward across the Labrador Sea on
Wednesday. Strong to gale force west to southwesterlies ahead of the
trough will switch to strong to gale force northwesterlies in its

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Lake Melville.

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

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