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Lake Melville


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NST 08 December 2019

Tonight and Monday.

Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots increasing to southwest 20 late this evening and to southwest 30 late overnight. Wind diminishing to southwest 20 Monday morning then veering to northwest 10 to 15 Monday afternoon.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending Monday afternoon.

Temperatures minus 10 to minus 4.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 08 December 2019
Tuesday Wind east 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind southwest 25 knots increasing to west 35 to 45.
Thursday Wind west 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 8 December 2019 Today Tonight and Monday 7 tenths new ice except 9 tenths new ice including 4 tenths grey ice in the southwestern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 8 December 2019 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4915N 5330W to 4945N 5405W
to 5010N 5520W to 5310N 5510W to 5505N 5710W to 5615N 6030W to 5750N
6125W to 6025N 6420W then northwestward. Sea ice southwest then west
of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

7 tenths new ice except 9 tenths new ice including 4 tenths grey ice
in the southwestern section.


Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Lake Melville

Issued 9:30 PM NST 08 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM NST 8 December 2019 Tonight and Monday At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight low 993 mb located over the East Labrador
By 4:00 p.m. NST Monday dissipating low 990 mb located north of
the Marine District.

At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight ridge located from Labrador Sea to
Sable Island.
By 9:30 a.m. NST Monday departing ridge located east of Labrador

By 4:00 p.m. NST Monday building ridge located on a line east-west
over Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:20 PM NST 8 December 2019 A low pressure system over the East Labrador Sea will cause gale
force northerlies to westerlies in the vicinity of the low tonight.
Winds will diminish on Monday as the low tracks north of the

Later on Monday, a ridge of high pressure will build over Labrador.
Gale force westerlies will develop over northwestern waters between
the exiting low and the building ridge.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
North Labrador Coast, Northwest Labrador Sea and East Labrador Sea -
southern half.

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

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