Lake Melville


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 23 January 2018

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind southwest 20 knots diminishing to light this evening then increasing to northeast 15 late overnight. Wind increasing to northeast 30 Wednesday morning then diminishing to northeast 20 Wednesday evening.

Snow beginning after midnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures minus 20 to minus 15 rising to minus 3 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 23 January 2018
Thursday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 20 knots.
Saturday Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 22 January 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday Consolidated first-year ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 22 January 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5300W to 4935N 5320W
to 5025N 5525W to 5010N 5215W to 5400N 5140W to 5720N 5735W to 5800N
5750W 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 23 January 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. NST today dissipating low 964 mb located southeast
of Greenland.

At 4:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Quebec.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Wednesday ridge located over Labrador Coast.

At 4:00 a.m. NST Wednesday approaching low 988 mb located over
New Brunswick.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:39 AM NST 23 January 2018 A low pressure system southeast of Greenland will remain nearly
stationary as a ridge of high pressure slowly approaches from Quebec.
Gale force northwesterlies can be expected over western waters
between these two systems today.

A second low pressure system will approach from the southwest on
Wednesday and cross Southeastern Labrador in the evening. Winds will
increase to strong to gale force easterly as it approaches.

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 South Labrador Sea and Northwest Labrador Sea.

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