Lake Melville

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 24 November 2017

Tonight and Saturday.

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

Temperatures minus 6 rising to minus 2 to plus 2 Saturday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM 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

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Lake Melville

Issued 4:00 PM 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM NST 24 November 2017 Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. NST today deepening low 976 mb located over the
Northwest Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Saturday departing low 980 mb located off Baffin
Island.

At 4:00 a.m. NST Saturday low 985 mb located over western Quebec.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Saturday low 987 mb located west of Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:50 PM NST 24 November 2017 A low pressure system over the Northwest Labrador Sea will track
northwestwards to lie off Baffin Island Saturday morning. Gale to
storm force southeasterlies over northeastern waters will diminish to
strong to gale force southwesterlies as the low moves out of the
district tonight. Strong to gale force west to northwesterlies over
western waters will diminish on Saturday as the low departs.

A second low will approach from the west on Saturday. Gale 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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