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Lake Melville


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 03 February 2023

Tonight and Saturday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind northeast 15 knots increasing to east 30 early this evening then diminishing to variable 15 near midnight. Wind increasing to southwest 25 late overnight and to north 45 to 55 Saturday afternoon.

Snow. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Low tonight minus 19. High Saturday minus 9. Temperatures falling to minus 19 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 03 February 2023
Sunday Wind northwest 25 knots backing to southwest 20 in the morning.
Monday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Tuesday Wind southwest 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 3 February 2023 Today Tonight and Saturday Consolidated first-year ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 3 February 2023 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4842N 5305W to 4933N
5332W to 5015N 5520W to 5237N 5136W to 5441N 5156W to 5621N 5601W to
5803N 5746W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 6120N 5739W to 6200N 5721W then
northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Consolidated first-year ice.


Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Lake Melville

Issued 4:00 PM NST 03 February 2023

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 3 February 2023 Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. NST today trough located over Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 p.m. NST tonight weakening trough located over Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 p.m. NST today intensifying low 980 mb located over the
Quebec Lower North Shore.
By 9:30 a.m. NST Saturday low 956 mb located north of Groswater Bay.

At 9:30 a.m. NST Saturday approaching low 952 mb located over
Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:52 PM NST 3 February 2023 An elongated trough of low pressure stretching from Labrador to south
of Newfoundland will move to lie over the Labrador Sea on Saturday
where it will intensify into a deep low pressure system. The low will
then drift southward Saturday night.

Strong to gale force east to northerlies ahead of the trough will
strengthen storm to hurricane force winds tonight into Saturday.
To the south of the low gale to storm force southwesterlies are
expected. Gale to storm force northwesterlies will develop late in
the day on Saturday in the wake of the low.

Marine interests are advised that hurricane force wind warnings are
in effect for Mid Labrador Coast, South Labrador Sea - northern half
and East Labrador Sea. Storm warnings are in effect for all remaining
waters except Northwest Labrador Sea - northwestern half where a gale
warning is in effect.

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

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