Lake Melville


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 22 February 2018

Today Tonight and Friday.

Wind northwest 15 knots backing to southwest 15 to 20 this morning then increasing to southwest 25 Friday afternoon.

Temperatures between minus 17 and minus 25.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 22 February 2018
Saturday Wind west 15 to 20 knots diminishing to light in the morning.
Sunday Wind light becoming southwest 15 knots.
Monday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 February 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday Consolidated first-year ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 February 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4805N 5250W to 4730N 4850W
to 5040N 4820W to 5500N 5225W to 5600N 5530W to 5800N 5700W then
northward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Consolidated first-year ice.


No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM NST 22 February 2018 Today Tonight and Friday At 4:00 a.m. NST today deepening low 988 mb located over
southeastern Belle Isle Bank.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Friday deepening low 954 mb located southeast
of Greenland.

At 9:30 a.m. NST today high located over Quebec.
By 9:30 a.m. NST Friday high located over the Maritimes.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:52 AM NST 22 February 2018 A low pressure system over Belle Isle Bank will rapidly intensify as
it moves out over the North Atlantic today and tonight. Meanwhile, a
strong area of high pressure over Quebec will build slowly eastward
towards the Maritimes. Gale force northwesterlies can be expected
over most waters today through Friday between these features.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Lake Melville.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Labrador Sea.

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