Lake Melville

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 14 December 2017

Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 35 knots tonight and Friday.

Flurries beginning Friday morning.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray.

Temperatures zero falling to minus 12 to minus 4 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 14 December 2017
Saturday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to west 15 to 20 late in the day.
Sunday Wind northwest 20 knots.
Monday Wind west 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 14 December 2017 Today Tonight and Friday 7 tenths of new ice including 1 tenth of grey ice except 9 plus tenths of grey-white ice in extreme western section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 14 December 2017 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5135N 5535W to 5305N 5520W
to 5430N 5640W to 5600N 6025W to 5750N 6130W to 5955N 6320W to 6030N
6235W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

7 tenths of new ice including 1 tenth of grey ice except 9 plus
tenths of grey-white ice in extreme western section.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Lake Melville

Issued 8:11 PM NST 14 December 2017

'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 8:11 PM NST 14 December 2017

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 PM NST 14 December 2017 Tonight and Friday At 4:00 p.m. NST today quasi-stationary low 963 mb located over
northern Labrador.

At 4:00 p.m. NST today intensifying low 995 mb located south of
Nova Scotia.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Friday low 960 mb located over the southern East
Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 p.m. NST today trough from 963 mb low located on a line
east-west over the South Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 p.m. NST tonight departing trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over northern Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:51 PM NST 14 December 2017 An intense low pressure system over Northern Labrador will slowly
meander as it begins to weaken tonight and Friday. Gale to storm
force easterlies ahead of a trough associated with this system will
shift to strong to gale force southerlies in its wake.

A second intensifying low will approach from the southwest to reach
the East Labrador Sea by Friday afternoon, then move northwestward to
merge with the remnants of the first low on Friday night. Gale to
storm force southerlies will increase over southern and eastern
waters on Friday afternoon as this system crosses the East Labrador
Sea.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
North Labrador Coast and the 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 the East Labrador Sea.

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