Funk Island Bank

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 23 September 2017

Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 35 knots veering to northwest 35 to 45 early this evening then diminishing to northwest 30 late overnight. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 near noon Sunday then backing to west 10 to 15 Sunday evening.

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Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 23 September 2017
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 3 to 4 metres building to 4 to 6 early this evening then subsiding to 3 to 4 Sunday morning. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 23 September 2017
Monday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 25 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to west 15 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind north 10 to 15 knots backing to northwest 20.

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Ice Forecasts

Funk Island Bank

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 15 July 2017 Forecasts have ended for the season.

Ice Forecasts

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 15 July 2017 Forecasts have ended for the season.
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Funk Island Bank

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 23 September 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Sep estimated from Newfoundland near
4915N 5340W to 4615N 4800W to 4615N 4500W to 4800N 4515W to 5300N
4930W to 5700N 5300W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Sep estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5150N 5615W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5615W.

Iceberg Count

Less than 10 icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 23 September 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Sep estimated from Newfoundland near
4915N 5340W to 4615N 4800W to 4615N 4500W to 4800N 4515W to 5300N
4930W to 5700N 5300W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Sep estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5150N 5615W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5615W.

Iceberg Count

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Funk Island Bank

Issued 3:30 PM NDT 23 September 2017

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM NDT 23 September 2017 Tonight and Sunday At 3:30 p.m. NDT today low 989 mb located over northwestern Belle
Isle Bank.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Sunday departing low 985 mb located east of the
Marine District.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT Sunday approaching ridge located over the
Maritimes.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:15 PM NDT 23 September 2017 A low pressure system over the Belle Isle Bank will continue to move
east of the northern marine district tonight. Over northern waters,
gale force southwesterlies ahead of the low will veer to gale force
northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Gulf, East Coast - north of Cape St.
Francis, Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank, and Funk Island Bank.

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