Funk Island Bank

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 17 January 2017

Tonight and Wednesday

Wind south 30 knots backing to east 30 this evening then to northeast 25 Wednesday morning. Wind backing to north 20 Wednesday afternoon.

Flurries ending near noon Wednesday. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Temperatures minus 2 to plus 1.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 17 January 2017

Funk Island Bank - northwestern half

Today Tonight and Wednesday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this morning and to 3 to 4 this afternoon. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 Wednesday morning.

Funk Island Bank - southeastern half

Today Tonight and Wednesday Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 Wednesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 17 January 2017
Thursday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots.
Saturday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 17 January 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday Bergy water except 8 tenths of grey ice including 2 tenths of grey-white ice in the extreme northwestern section.  

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Ice Forecasts

Funk Island Bank

Issued 10:00 AM EST 17 January 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4840N 5305W to 5000N 5315W
to 5300N 5045W to 5500N 5230W to 5800N 5730W then northward. Sea ice
west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 8 tenths of grey ice including 2 tenths of
grey-white ice in the extreme northwestern section.

Ice Forecasts

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 10:00 AM EST 17 January 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4840N 5305W to 5000N 5315W
to 5300N 5045W to 5500N 5230W to 5800N 5730W then northward. Sea ice
west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Funk Island Bank

Issued 11:00 AM EST 17 January 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5600W to 5030N 4900W to 5200N 4900W to 5300N 5000W to 5700N
5500W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Jan estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5128N 5649W to Newfoundland near 5118N 5640W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs north and west of
the iceberg limit.

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 11:00 AM EST 17 January 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5600W to 5030N 4900W to 5200N 4900W to 5300N 5000W to 5700N
5500W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Jan estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5128N 5649W to Newfoundland near 5118N 5640W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM NST 17 January 2017 Tonight and Wednesday At 3:30 p.m. NST today low 1004 mb located north of Newfoundland.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Wednesday low 1003 mb located over the southeastern
Grand Banks.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today high located over Labrador.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Wednesday high located over the Gulf of
St. Lawrence.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:12 PM NST 17 January 2017 A low pressure system just north of Newfoundland will move to lie
just southeast of the Grand Banks overnight. Strong to gale force
south to southwesterlies ahead of the low will shift to strong to
gale force north to northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Gulf, Southwest Coast - Ramea and
east, South Coast - west of Cape St. Mary's, Northeast Coast, Belle
Isle Bank and the Southern Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, Southwest Coast, South
Coast, East Coast, Northeast Coast and Belle Isle Bank.

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