Lake Melville

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 11 December 2017

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind southwest 20 knots increasing to southwest 30 this morning then diminishing to southwest 20 Tuesday morning. Wind diminishing to southwest 10 to 15 Tuesday evening.

Snow ending late this morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray ending Tuesday evening.

Temperatures minus 12 falling to minus 20 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 11 December 2017
Wednesday Wind variable 15 knots increasing to east 25 in the afternoon and to southeast 25 to 35 late in the day.
Thursday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots becoming south 25.
Friday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots increasing to southwest 35 to 45.

Ice Forecast

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

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)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Lake Melville

Issued 04:00 AM NST 11 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 11 December 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. NST today low 958 mb located over the southeastern
South Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 p.m. NST tonight departing low 958 mb located east of
Greenland.

At 9:30 a.m. NST today intensifying trough located on a line
east-west over the Northwest Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 a.m. NST Tuesday trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over the South Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:47 AM NST 11 December 2017 A low pressure system over the Southeastern South Labrador Sea will
move to lie east of Greenland this evening. Gale to storm force
northeasterlies over southern waters will back to strong to gale
force northwesterlies as the low moves away today.

A trough of low pressure will develop over the Northwest Labrador Sea
this morning and strengthen throughout the day. Strong to gale force
southwesterlies between the low and the trough will back to strong to
gale force northwesterlies in the wake of the trough on Tuesday.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
South Labrador Sea - southeastern 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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