Lake Melville


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 25 March 2017

Today Tonight and Sunday

Wind southwest 25 knots veering to west 20 early this morning.

Temperatures minus 8 falling to minus 18 this morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 25 March 2017
Monday Wind northwest 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind north 15 to 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind northeast 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 24 March 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday Consolidated first-year ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 24 March 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4805N 5255W to 4715N 4735W
to 4745N 4615W to 5500N 5200W to 5545N 5500W to 5800N 5700W then
northward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Consolidated first-year ice.


No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM NDT 25 March 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. NDT today low 990 mb located over the Northwest
Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Sunday low 995 mb located over the South Labrador

At 4:00 a.m. NDT today trough from 990 mb low located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Mid Labrador Coast.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Sunday quasi-stationary trough from 995 mb low
located over the East Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:46 AM NDT 25 March 2017 A trough of low pressure will sweep across the Labrador Sea today.
Strong to gale force westerlies behind the trough will diminish.
Meanwhile, a low pressure system over the Northwest Labrador Sea will
begin to slowly move southwards. Behind this low gale to storm force
northwesterlies will develop over the North Labrador Coast this
afternoon and then spread southwards tonight through Sunday.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
the North Labrador Coast - north of Saglek. 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 the Labrador Sea.

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