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Lake Melville

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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NST 11 December 2019

Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 25 to 35 knots becoming west 25 late overnight then backing to southwest 20 Thursday morning. Wind veering to west 25 Thursday evening.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray.

Temperatures near minus 15.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 11 December 2019
Friday Wind southwest 25 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 20 late in the day.
Saturday Wind southwest 15 knots becoming variable 10 to 15.
Sunday Wind northeast 15 knots increasing to northeast 25 to 35.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 11 December 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday 7 tenths new ice except consolidated grey ice in the southwestern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 11 December 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4915N 5330W to 4945N 5405W
to 5010N 5520W to 5310N 5510W to 5445N 5635W to 5605N 5950W to 6025N
6415W then northwestward. Sea ice southwest then west of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

7 tenths new ice except consolidated grey ice in the southwestern
section.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Lake Melville

Issued 9:30 PM NST 11 December 2019

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Lake Melville

Issued 9:30 PM NST 11 December 2019

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 9:30 PM NST 11 December 2019 Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight quasi-stationary low 968 mb located over
the East Labrador Sea.

At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight trough from low located on a line
northeast-southwest over the South Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 a.m. NST Thursday departing trough located southeast of
Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:19 PM NST 11 December 2019 A low pressure system over the East Labrador Sea will remain nearly
stationary through the remainder of the forecast period.
An associated trough will move southward across the South Labrador
Sea tonight. Gale to storm force west to northwesterlies can be
expected over all waters with these features.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
South Labrador Coast, Mid Labrador Coast, South Labrador Sea -
southern half, and East Labrador Sea. Gale warnings are in effect for
all remaining waters.

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

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