Lake Melville

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 06 December 2016

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Wind west 10 to 15 knots veering to northwest 15 to 20 this afternoon then backing to west 10 to 15 late overnight.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water occasional freezing spray beginning this afternoon and ending overnight.

Temperatures near minus 12.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 06 December 2016
Thursday Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots.
Friday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 5 December 2016 Today Tonight and Tuesday 9 tenths of grey ice including 3 tenths of grey-white ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 5 December 2016 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5215N 5540W to 5220N
5535W to 5335N 5540W to 5430N 5645W to 5535N 5940W to 6025N 6410W to
6000N 6300W to 6025N 6230W then northward. Sea ice west and north of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 tenths of grey ice including 3 tenths of grey-white ice.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Lake Melville

Issued 04:00 AM NST 06 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM NST 6 December 2016 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. NST today low 962 mb located northeast of Belle
Isle Bank.
By 4:00 p.m. NST today quasi-stationary low 959 mb located northeast
of Belle Isle Bank.

At 4:00 a.m. NST today quasi-stationary ridge located over Quebec.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:50 AM NST 6 December 2016 An intense low pressure system northeast of Belle Isle Bank will
continue its slow approach towards the district this morning.
Gale force northwesterlies over southern and eastern waters will
spread across the remainder of the Labrador Sea by this afternoon.
Winds are expected to slowly diminish Wednesday night.

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 Lake Melville, all of the Labrador coast and the Northwest
Labrador Sea - northwestern half.

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