Lake Melville


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NDT 22 October 2016

Tonight and Sunday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 30 knots increasing to northeast 40 late overnight.


Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 22 October 2016
Monday Wind northeast 25 knots.
Tuesday Wind north 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 July 2016 Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 July 2016

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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Lake Melville

Issued 9:30 PM NDT 22 October 2016

'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 22 October 2016 Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight deepening low 982 mb located over New
By 4:00 p.m. NDT Sunday low 979 mb located north of the St. Lawrence

At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight intensifying trough from low located over
the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT Sunday trough from low located on a line east-west
over the Great Northern Peninsula.

At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight dissipating ridge located on a line
east-west over Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:09 PM NDT 22 October 2016 A low pressure system over New England will deepen as it tracks
northward into Quebec tonight. Meanwhile, an associated trough
extending east from the low is forecast to track across Newfoundland
tonight and stall over the Belle Isle Bank by Sunday evening. Strong
to gale force northeasterlies ahead of these systems will spread
across the marine district tonight and Sunday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Lake Melville, South Labrador Coast, Mid Labrador Coast, and South
Labrador Sea.

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