Lake Melville


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 24 April 2017

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 25 knots with gusts to 35 becoming southwest 35 this evening then diminishing to southwest 25 Tuesday morning. Wind diminishing to southwest 15 to 20 Tuesday evening.

A few flurries ending this evening.

Temperatures near minus 4 today. Low tonight minus 10. High Tuesday minus 4.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 24 April 2017
Wednesday Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots increasing to southwest 15 to 20 in the morning.
Thursday Wind north 10 to 15 knots.
Friday Wind light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 23 April 2017 Today Tonight and Monday Consolidated first-year ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 23 April 2017 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4655N 5335W to 4640N 5345W
to 4625N 5320W to 4640N 5240W to 4920N 5145W to 5015N 5300W to 5200N
5050W to 5505N 5250W to 5700N 5700W to 5800N 5700W then
northeastward. 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 09:30 AM NDT 24 April 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 9:30 AM NDT 24 April 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 a.m. NDT today departing low 986 mb located north of the
Northwest Labrador Sea.

At 9:30 a.m. NDT today intensifying trough located over eastern
By 9:30 a.m. NDT Tuesday low 989 mb located over the Northwest
Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:22 AM NDT 24 April 2017 A trough of low pressure approaching from the west will intensify
into a low pressure system over the Labrador Sea today and tonight.
Gale force westerly winds will develop this afternoon over western
waters and spread elsewhere throughout the forecast period.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the South Labrador Sea and the Northwest Labrador Sea -
southwestern half.

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