Lake Melville


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 16 October 2018

Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 25 to 35 knots becoming north 25 near midnight then diminishing to northwest 15 Wednesday morning. Wind diminishing to light Wednesday afternoon.

Periods of snow or rain changing to flurries this evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 16 October 2018
Thursday Wind northeast 10 to 15 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots.
Saturday Wind south 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 4 August 2018 Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 4 August 2018

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Forecasts available to mariners upon request.


Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Lake Melville

Issued 4:00 PM NDT 16 October 2018

'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 NDT 16 October 2018 Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 p.m. NDT today deepening low 971 mb located over the Quebec
Lower North Shore.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT Wednesday low 966 mb located northeast of Belle
Isle Bank.

At 4:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday approaching ridge located west of

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:55 PM NDT 16 October 2018 A low pressure system over the Quebec Lower North Shore will continue
to rapidly deepen as it moves to lie over Southeastern Labrador this
evening before tracking out to sea tonight. Strong to gale force
northeasterlies ahead of the low will strengthen to gale to storm
force northerlies as the low tracks south of the Labrador Sea.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
South Labrador Sea - southeastern half and East Labrador Sea -
southeastern half. Gale warnings are in effect for Lake Melville,
South Labrador Coast, Mid Labrador Coast - Hopedale, and south and
East Labrador Sea - northwestern half.

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