Lake Melville


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NDT 09 October 2015

Tonight and Saturday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots increasing to southwest 15 to 20 near midnight then diminishing to light Saturday morning. Wind increasing to northwest 25 Saturday afternoon and to northwest 35 Saturday evening.

Rain beginning late overnight changing to snow Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 09 October 2015
Sunday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots becoming west 25 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind southwest 15 knots.
Tuesday Wind southwest 20 knots.

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Issued 10:00 AM EDT 11 July 2015 Forecasts have ended for the season.

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Gale warning in effect

Lake Melville

Issued 9:30 PM NDT 09 October 2015

'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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM NDT 9 October 2015 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight trough located over the East Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Saturday departing trough located north of the
Marine District.

At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight intensifying low 1002 mb located over
By 9:30 p.m. NDT Saturday low 966 mb located over northwestern
Belle Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:29 PM NDT 9 October 2015 A low pressure system will strengthen into an intense fall storm as
it tracks across the Gulf of St. Lawrence on Saturday, then over the
South Labrador Sea Saturday night. Gale force easterlies will develop
across southern waters later on Saturday ahead of the low, then shift
to gale to storm force northwesterlies along southern coastal waters
in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
South Labrador Coast. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining
waters except North Labrador Coast, North Labrador Sea, and East
Labrador Sea - northern half.

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