Lake Melville


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 24 November 2017

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Wind west 15 knots backing to southwest 20 near noon then increasing to west 30 early this evening. Wind diminishing to southwest 20 late overnight and to variable 15 Saturday morning. Wind increasing to southwest 15 to 20 Saturday evening.

A few flurries ending this evening. Snow beginning Saturday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning this afternoon and ending Saturday morning.

Temperatures minus 4 to minus 1 falling to minus 6 this evening then rising to minus 2 to plus 2 Saturday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 24 November 2017
Sunday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 in the morning then increasing to northeast 20 late in the day.
Monday Wind northeast 20 knots backing to northwest 20.
Tuesday Wind west 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 24 November 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday Open water except 9 tenths of new ice including 2 tenths of grey ice along parts of the coast. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 24 November 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5205N 5540W to 5215N 5530W to
5330N 5530W to 5500N 5745W to Labrador near 5505N 5900W. Sea ice
west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 9 tenths of new ice including 2 tenths of grey ice
along parts of the coast.


Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Lake Melville

Issued 09:30 AM NST 24 November 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 AM NST 24 November 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 a.m. NST today deepening low 982 mb located over the South
Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 a.m. NST Saturday low 977 mb located north of the Northwest
Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 a.m. NST Saturday approaching low 985 mb located over
western Quebec.

At 9:30 a.m. NST today dissipating trough located on a line
north-south over the Northwest Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:21 AM NST 24 November 2017 A low pressure system over the South Labrador Sea will track
northwestwards to lie north of the Northwest Labrador Sea tonight.
Gale force southeasterlies over eastern waters will spread westward
and intensify to storm force ahead of this system. Strong to gale
force west to northwesterlies will develop over western waters today
as the low crosses the Labrador Sea.

A second low will approach from the west on Saturday. Gales force
southerlies will develop ahead of this system over southernmost
waters on Saturday night.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
the East Labrador Sea - northeastern 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 the East Labrador Sea.

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