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Lake Melville


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 27 January 2023

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to west 20 this morning then backing to southwest 15 late overnight. Wind southwest 15 Saturday.

Snow and blowing snow early this morning changing to flurries and ending this afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in blowing snow.

High today minus 4. Low tonight minus 24. High Saturday minus 14.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 27 January 2023
Sunday Wind south 25 knots increasing to west 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind west 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15.
Tuesday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 26 January 2023 Today Tonight and Friday Consolidated first-year ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 26 January 2023 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4842N 5305W to 4933N
5332W to 5021N 5526W to 5123N 5430W to 5426N 5401W to 5803N 5805W
then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 6142N 5807W to 6200N 5747W then
northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Consolidated first-year ice.


Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Lake Melville

Issued 04:00 AM NST 27 January 2023

'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 AM NST 27 January 2023 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. NST today low 975 mb located near Lake Melville.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Saturday low 970 mb located east of the East
Labrador Sea.

By 4:00 a.m. NST Saturday building ridge located over Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:40 AM NST 27 January 2023 An intense low pressure system over Lake Melville will cross the
Labrador Sea today. Gale to storm force southeasterly to
northeasterly winds ahead of the low will shift to gale to storm
force west to northwesterlies in its wake. Winds will ease tonight
and Saturday as a ridge of high pressure builds in from the west.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
all waters except Lake Melville where a gale warning is in effect.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all regions with open water.

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