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Lake Melville


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 29 January 2022

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light this afternoon then increasing to northeast 15 this evening. Wind increasing to northeast 35 after midnight then diminishing to northeast 25 near noon Sunday. Wind becoming southwest 25 Sunday evening.

Snow beginning near midnight changing to flurries Sunday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures minus 31 rising to minus 1 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 29 January 2022
Monday Wind southwest 25 knots diminishing to southwest 15 in the morning.
Tuesday Wind southwest 15 knots.
Wednesday Wind light increasing to southwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 January 2022 Today Tonight and Saturday Consolidated first-year ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 January 2022 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4739N 5240W to 4840N 5224W
to 4948N 5325W to 5011N 5459W to 5150N 5237W to 5428N 5154W to 5803N
5618W 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 09:30 AM NST 29 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 9:30 AM NST 29 January 2022 Today Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 a.m. NST today trough located north of Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 p.m. NST tonight departing trough located north of
Labrador Sea.

At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight deepening low 975 mb located southwest
of Nova Scotia.
By 9:30 p.m. NST Sunday low 959 mb located over the South Labrador

At 9:30 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line east-west over
central Labrador.
By 9:30 a.m. NST Sunday ridge located on a line east-west over
northern Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:21 AM NST 29 January 2022 A trough of low pressure north of the marine district will drift
slowly northward today. Strong to gale force southwesterlies over the
Northwest Labrador Sea will diminish tonight as a ridge of high
pressure builds northward across the district.

A very intense low pressure system moving up the Eastern Seaboard
will track across the Maritimes tonight and across Southeastern
Labrador on Sunday to lie over the South Labrador Sea by Sunday
evening. Gale to storm force northeasterlies will spread across most
waters overnight into Sunday ahead of the low then shift to gale to
storm force northwesterlies to southwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
all waters except Lake Melville and North Labrador Coast where gale
warnings are in effect.

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

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