Lake Melville


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 17 February 2019

Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 25 knots increasing to southwest 35 early this evening then diminishing to west 25 Monday morning. Wind diminishing to west 15 to 20 Monday afternoon.

Flurries beginning late overnight and ending Monday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Temperatures minus 15 rising to minus 10 Monday morning then falling to minus 20 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 17 February 2019
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 17 February 2019 Today Tonight and Monday Consolidated first-year ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 17 February 2019 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4830N 5300W to 4745N 4925W
to 4820N 4820W to 5005N 5015W to 5115N 4940W to 5230N 5030W to 5505N
5250W to 5630N 5710W 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 4:00 PM NST 17 February 2019

'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 PM NST 17 February 2019 Tonight and Monday At 4:00 p.m. NST today intensifying low 976 mb located over the
East Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Monday low 967 mb located over the South Labrador

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:59 PM NST 17 February 2019 An intense low pressure system over the East Labrador Sea will remain
quasi-stationary throughout most of the forecast period. Gale to
storm force winds are expected over all waters with this system.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
all waters except Lake Melville and the East Labrador Sea - southern
half, where gale warnings are in effect.

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

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