Lake Melville

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NST 16 December 2017

Tonight and Sunday.

Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots veering to northwest 25 after midnight. Wind northwest 25 Sunday.

A few flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 12 to minus 8.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 16 December 2017
Monday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots.
Wednesday Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 December 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday 6 tenths of new ice including 1 tenth of grey ice except 10 tenths of grey-white ice in extreme western section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 December 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5030N 5615W to 5045N 5525W
to 5340N 5510W to 5600N 6025W to 5745N 6120W to 5955N 6320W to 6030N
6235W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

6 tenths of new ice including 1 tenth of grey ice except 10 tenths
of grey-white ice in extreme western section.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Lake Melville

Issued 9:30 PM NST 16 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 9:30 PM NST 16 December 2017 Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight low 974 mb located over the South
Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 a.m. NST Sunday dissipating low located over the South
Labrador Sea.

At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight low 960 mb located east of the Avalon
Peninsula.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Sunday low 955 mb located south of Greenland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:12 PM NST 16 December 2017 A weakening low pressure system over the Southwest Labrador Sea will
drift slowly southeastward during the forecast period. Strong to gale
force northerlies are expected north of the low with strong to gale
force south to southwesterlies to its south. Winds will shift to
strong to gale force northwesterlies in its wake.

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 all waters except the East Labrador Sea.

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