Lake Melville

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 18 December 2017

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind northwest 25 knots backing to southwest 15 to 20 near noon then diminishing to southwest 10 to 15 Tuesday morning.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray ending Tuesday morning.

Temperatures minus 18 to minus 12.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 18 December 2017
Wednesday Wind southeast 20 knots backing to northeast 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind north 25 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 17 December 2017 Today Tonight and Monday 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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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Southwestern Grand Banks - 44138 Banquereau - 44139 Tail of the Bank - 44140 Nickerson Bank - 44251 Northeast Burgeo Bank - 44255 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Miscou Island Grand Étang Ingonish Beach North Mountain St.Paul Island J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Argentia Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Rocky Harbour Sagona Island St. Anthony Airport St. John's Int'l Airport St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Twillingate Winterland Wreckhouse Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Eskasoni (First Nations) Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 17 December 2017 Today Tonight and Monday

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 04:00 AM NST 18 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 AM NST 18 December 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. NST today quasi-stationary low 962 mb located east
of Greenland.

At 4:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line north-south over
Quebec.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Tuesday ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:50 AM NST 18 December 2017 An intense low pressure system east of Greenland will continue to
bring strong to gale force northwesterlies to the region this
morning. Winds will diminish throughout the day on Monday as a weak
ridge builds in from the west.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
North Labrador Coast, South Labrador Sea and Northwest Labrador Sea.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters.

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