Lake Melville


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 24 January 2018

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Wind northeast 10 to 15 knots increasing to northeast 30 this morning then diminishing to northeast 20 late this evening. Wind becoming variable 15 to 20 after midnight then increasing to northwest 30 Thursday morning. Wind diminishing to northwest 20 Thursday evening.

Snow. Blowing snow beginning this morning and ending this evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow and in blowing snow.

Temperatures minus 20 rising to minus 3 this evening then falling to minus 10 Thursday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 24 January 2018
Friday Wind northwest 20 knots.
Saturday Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots.
Sunday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 23 January 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday Consolidated first-year ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 23 January 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5300W to 4935N 5320W
to 5015N 5425W to 4950N 5210W to 5400N 5140W to 5720N 5735W to 5800N
5830W then northwards. Sea ice 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 24 January 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 a.m. NST today deepening low 988 mb located over northern
New Brunswick.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Thursday low 970 mb located over the Mid Labrador

At 4:00 a.m. NST today ridge located over Labrador Coast.
By 9:30 a.m. NST today weakening ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over northern Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:57 AM NST 24 January 2018 A low pressure system will approach from the southwest today and
cross Southeastern Labrador this evening before moving into the
Southern Labrador Sea Thursday evening. Winds will increase to strong
to gale force easterlies ahead of the low and shift to gale to storm
force north to northwesterlies in its wake. A brief period of strong
to gale force southerlies is expected over southernmost waters
Thursday morning as the low passes.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Mid Labrador Coast, North Labrador Coast, South Labrador Sea,
Northwest Labrador Sea, and East Labrador Sea - northern half.
Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters except Lake

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for South Labrador Sea and Northwest Labrador Sea.

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