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Lake Melville


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 18 January 2022

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 15 to 20 knots veering to southeast 15 to 20 early this morning and locally southeast 25 to 35 with gusts to 50 over southern sections today. Wind diminishing to light this evening then increasing to northwest 15 to 20 late overnight. Wind backing to southwest 15 to 20 Wednesday evening.

Periods of snow changing to showers near noon then to periods of snow overnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures minus 13 rising to plus 2 this afternoon then falling to minus 22 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 18 January 2022
Thursday Wind light.
Friday Wind southwest 15 knots.
Saturday Wind southwest 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 17 January 2022 Today Tonight and Tuesday Consolidated first-year ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 17 January 2022 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4838N 5301W to 4930N 5315W
to 5031N 5513W to 5138N 5407W to 5344N 5424W to 5532N 5638W 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 18 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 18 January 2022 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. NST today low 978 mb located near the Gaspe Peninsula.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Wednesday low 980 mb located over the South
Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 a.m. NST today trough from low located on a line north-south
over northern Quebec.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Wednesday trough from low located on a line
north-south over Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:56 AM NST 18 January 2022 A low pressure system will approach from the southwest today to lie
near Lake Melville by this evening and move over the Labrador Sea
overnight. A trough extending northward from the low will move
eastward across Northern Quebec to lie over the Labrador Sea by this
evening. Gale force southeasterlies will spread across the district
today ahead of the trough then shift to strong to gale force
northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
South Labrador Sea and East Labrador Sea. Gale warnings are in effect
all remaining waters.

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

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