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Lake Melville


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 23 January 2021

Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 35 to 45 knots becoming northeast 35 late overnight. Wind northeast 35 Sunday.

Periods of snow. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures near zero.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NST 23 January 2021
Monday Wind northeast 25 to 35 knots becoming northeast 25 in the morning.
Tuesday Wind northeast 15 to 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind north 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 23 January 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday Consolidated first-year ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 23 January 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5105N 5545W to 5130N 5430W
to 5220N 5340W to 5500N 5445W to 5800N 5800W 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 4:00 PM NST 23 January 2021

'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 23 January 2021 Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 p.m. NST today low 984 mb located over the Quebec Lower
North Shore.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Sunday dissipating low 989 mb located over Prince
Edward Island.

At 4:00 p.m. NST today deepening low 979 mb located over eastern
Funk Island Bank.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Sunday low 974 mb located over Belle Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:45 PM NST 23 January 2021 A low pressure system over the Quebec Lower North Shore will track
southwestward to lie over Anticosti Island tonight before dissipating
on Sunday. North of the low strong to gale force northeasterly to
easterly winds will continue across southern waters tonight.

A second low pressure system over Funk Island Bank will move
northwards tonight and will drift slowly westwards across Southern
Belle Isle Bank on Sunday. Strong to gale force northeasterly to
easterly winds will increase to storm force winds over
southeasternmost waters overnight.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
South Labrador Sea - southern half. Gale warnings are in effect for
Lake Melville, South Labrador Coast, Mid Labrador Coast, South
Labrador Sea - northern half, and East Labrador Sea - southern half.

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