Lake Melville

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 12 December 2017

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 20 knots diminishing to light near midnight then increasing to northeast 15 to 20 Wednesday morning. Wind increasing to northeast 25 Wednesday afternoon and to northeast 35 Wednesday evening.

Snow beginning near noon Wednesday.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray ending this evening. Freezing spray beginning Wednesday morning.

Temperatures minus 20 to minus 15 rising to minus 4 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 12 December 2017
Thursday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots veering to southwest 35 in the morning.
Friday Wind southwest 35 to 45 knots.
Saturday Wind west 25 knots diminishing to west 10 to 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 11 December 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday 9 tenths of new ice including 2 tenths of grey ice except 9 plus tenths of grey ice in extreme southwestern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 11 December 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5210N 5540W to 5305N 5520W to
5430N 5640W to 5600N 6025W to 5750N 6130W to 6030N 6355W to 6045N
6250W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 tenths of new ice including 2 tenths of grey ice except 9 plus
tenths of grey ice in extreme southwestern section.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Lake Melville

Issued 09:30 AM NST 12 December 2017

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Lake Melville

Issued 09:30 AM NST 12 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 AM NST 12 December 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 a.m. NST today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over the East Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Wednesday departing trough located east of the
Marine District.

At 9:30 a.m. NST today ridge located over western Labrador.
By 9:30 a.m. NST Wednesday ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over Labrador Sea.

By 4:00 a.m. NST Wednesday approaching low 984 mb located over
New England.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:17 AM NST 12 December 2017 A trough of low pressure over the Labrador Sea will track southeast
across the district this morning before moving out to sea later
today. Gale to storm force southwesterlies ahead of the trough will
shift to gale force northwesterlies in its wake and then diminish
tonight as a ridge of high pressure approaches.

An intensifying low pressure system will approach Labrador from the
south on Wednesday. Strong to gale force easterlies will develop over
most waters late Wednesday ahead of this low.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
South Labrador Sea - southeast half. Gale warnings are in effect for
all remaining waters.

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

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