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Lake Melville


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 29 February 2024

Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 30 knots increasing to west 35 to 45 early this evening then diminishing to southwest 25 this evening. Wind southwest 25 Friday.

Showers changing to flurries this evening and ending near midnight.

Temperatures plus 5 falling to minus 20 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 29 February 2024
Saturday Wind southwest 25 knots diminishing to southwest 10 to 15 late in the day.
Sunday Wind southwest 20 knots.
Monday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 29 February 2024 Today Tonight and Friday Consolidated first-year ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 29 February 2024 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4806N 5251W to 5031N 4957W
to 5334N 4936W to 5812N 5805W to 6011N 5858W to 6200N 5653W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Consolidated first-year ice.


Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Lake Melville

Issued 4:00 PM NST 29 February 2024

'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 PM NST 29 February 2024 Tonight and Friday At 4:00 p.m. NST today trough located on a line east-west over
the Northwest Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Friday departing trough located north of Labrador

At 4:00 p.m. NST today trough located on a line north-south over
eastern Labrador.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Friday trough located east of Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:58 PM NST 29 February 2024 A trough of low pressure over the Northwest Labrador Sea will depart
to the north this evening. Strong to gale force easterlies ahead of
the trough will shift to strong to gale force southerlies behind it.

A second trough will cross the marine district from the west tonight
and Friday. Winds will shift to strong to gale force westerlies
behind this trough.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all

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

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