Lake Melville

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 23 January 2018

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 PM 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 23 January 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday Consolidated first-year ice. 

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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.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM NST 23 January 2018 Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 p.m. NST today quasi-stationary low 966 mb located southeast
of Greenland.

At 4:00 p.m. NST today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over central Labrador.
By 9:30 a.m. NST Wednesday departing ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over northern Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 a.m. NST Wednesday low 986 mb located over New Brunswick.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Wednesday low 976 mb located north of Anticosti
Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:48 PM NST 23 January 2018 A low pressure system southeast of Greenland will remain nearly
stationary as a ridge of high pressure slowly approaches from the
southwest. Strong to gale force northwesterlies can be expected to
continue over northwestern waters between these two systems today and
tonight.

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 easterlies 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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