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Lake Melville


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 23 April 2024

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 40 knots diminishing to west 30 near noon then backing to southwest 25 this afternoon. Wind diminishing to southwest 15 to 20 Wednesday morning and to light Wednesday afternoon.

Flurries this morning.

High today minus 1. Temperatures rising to plus 3 overnight. Temperatures near plus 3 Wednesday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 23 April 2024
Thursday Wind northeast 15 knots backing to northwest 15 to 20 in the morning.
Friday Wind west 15 to 20 knots.
Saturday Wind southwest 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 23 April 2024 Today Tonight and Wednesday Consolidated rotten first-year ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 23 April 2024 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from 5117N 5728W to 5131N 5623W to
Newfoundland near 5128N 5619W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4934N 5429W to
5249N 5130W to 5518N 5150W to 5641N 5703W to 5903N 5824W to 6200N
5854W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Consolidated rotten first-year ice.


Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Lake Melville

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 23 April 2024

'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 23 April 2024 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 a.m. NDT today low 990 mb located over the South Labrador
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday trough located over Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:18 AM NDT 23 April 2024 A low pressure system over the South Labrador Sea will weaken into a
trough over the Labrador Sea by this evening. Strong to gale force
northwest to southwesterlies can be expected to the south of the
system today. Winds will diminish tonight as the system weakens.

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

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for South Labrador Coast, Mid Labrador Coast - north of
Hopedale, and South Labrador Sea.

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