Lake Melville


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 25 January 2015

Today Tonight and Monday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to northeast 35 knots near noon then backing to northwest 40 early this evening. Wind diminishing to northwest 30 near midnight and to west 15 to 20 Monday evening.

Snow. Blowing snow ending near midnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in blowing snow.

Temperatures minus 17 rising to minus 10 this afternoon then falling to minus 19 Monday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 25 January 2015
Tuesday Wind west 15 knots.
Wednesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Thursday Wind west 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 25 January 2015 Today Tonight and Monday Consolidated first-year ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 25 January 2015 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4840N 5300W to 5135N 4925W to 5540N 5250W to 5625N 5555W to 5800N 5730W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Consolidated first-year ice.


Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Lake Melville

Issued 09:30 AM NST 25 January 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 AM NST 25 January 2015 Today Tonight and Monday At 9:30 a.m. NST today intensifying low 956 mb located over the
northern Gulf of St. Lawrence.
By 9:30 a.m. NST Monday low 944 mb located over the East Labrador

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:28 AM NST 25 January 2015 An intensifying low pressure system over gulf Port-au-Port at
forecast issue time will track across Southeastern Labrador as a
major storm today. It will continue to track northeast and exit the
East Labrador Sea by Monday evening. Gale to storm force easterlies
will develop north of its track and shift to gale to hurricane force
northwesterlies in its wake. Storm force southwesterlies will develop
to the south of its track.

Marine interests are advised that a hurricane force wind warning is
in effect for the East Labrador Sea. Storm warnings are in effect for
all remaining waters except Lake Melville where a gale warning is in

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

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