Lake Melville


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 26 February 2017

Today Tonight and Monday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind east 15 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35 near noon then becoming southwest 25 late this afternoon. Wind increasing to southwest 35 this evening then diminishing to west 30 late overnight. Wind diminishing to southwest 20 Monday morning.

Freezing rain changing to rain and fog banks near noon then to flurries late this afternoon and ending late overnight.

Temperatures minus 14 rising to plus 4 this afternoon then falling to minus 14 Monday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 26 February 2017
Tuesday Wind west 25 to 35 knots becoming northwest 25 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind northwest 15 knots.
Thursday Wind northeast 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 25 February 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday Consolidated first-year ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 25 February 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4750N 5300W to 4740N 5000W
to 4830N 4900W to 5200N 4900W to 5500N 5200W to 5630N 5615W to 5800N
5800W then northward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Consolidated first-year ice.


Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Lake Melville

Issued 04:00 AM NST 26 February 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM NST 26 February 2017 Today Tonight and Monday At 4:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 p.m. NST today ridge located east of the East Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 a.m. NST today intensifying low 986 mb located over Quebec.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Monday low 964 mb located over Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:49 AM NST 26 February 2017 An intense low pressure system will move over Western Labrador today
and over the Labrador Sea tonight. Gale to storm force southeasterly
winds ahead of the system will shift to gale force westerly for all

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
East Labrador Sea. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Labrador Sea.

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