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Lake Melville


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 17 January 2022

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to light this evening then increasing to northeast 15 to 20 after midnight. Wind veering to southeast 15 to 20 overnight and locally southeast 25 to 35 with gusts to 50 over southern sections Tuesday morning and afternoon. Wind diminishing to light Tuesday evening.

Periods of snow beginning near midnight changing to showers near noon Tuesday. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures minus 20 rising to plus 2 Tuesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 17 January 2022
Wednesday Wind northwest 20 knots.
Thursday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 January 2022 Today Tonight and Monday Consolidated first-year ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 January 2022 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4838N 5301W to 4930N 5315W
to 5023N 5447W to 5415N 5324W to 5630N 5652W to 5803N 5738W 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 17 January 2022

'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 17 January 2022 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight low 983 mb located near the St. Lawrence
By 9:30 p.m. NST Tuesday low 983 mb located near Lake Melville.

At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight trough from low located on a line
north-south over northern Quebec.
By 9:30 p.m. NST Tuesday trough from low located on a line
north-south over Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:00 AM NST 17 January 2022 A low pressure system approaching from the southwest today and
tonight will lie near Lake Melville by Tuesday evening. A trough
extending northward from the low will move eastward across Northern
Quebec tonight to lie over the Labrador Sea by Tuesday evening.
Gale force southeasterlies will spread across the district on Tuesday
ahead of the trough then shift to strong to gale force
northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect all

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

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