Funk Island Bank

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 24 May 2017

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots becoming south 15 near noon then diminishing to light overnight. Wind becoming north 10 to 15 Thursday morning.

Showers ending Thursday morning. Fog banks forming this morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 24 May 2017
Today Tonight and Thursday. Outside the ice edge seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this morning then building to 2 to 3 this afternoon. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 Thursday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 24 May 2017
Friday Wind variable 15 knots.
Saturday Wind variable 15 knots increasing to northeast 15 to 20.
Sunday Wind north 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 23 May 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday Bergy water.  

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Funk Island Bank

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 23 May 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4745N 5245W to 4835N 5135W
to 5110N 5440W to 5340N 5210W to 5455N 5230W to 5540N 5655W to 5800N
5800W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

Ice Forecasts

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 23 May 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4745N 5245W to 4835N 5135W
to 5110N 5440W to 5340N 5210W to 5455N 5230W to 5540N 5655W to 5800N
5800W 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 EDT 23 May 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4737N 5630W to 4430N 5700W to 4300N 5000W to 4300N 4800W to 4415N
4330W to 4515N 4300W to 5300N 4845W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 May estimated from Quebec near
5018N 6259W to Anticosti Island near 4943N 6300W and then from
Anticosti Island near 4907N 6207W to 4830N 6143W to Newfoundland
near 4736N 5913W.

Iceberg Count

More than 100 icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 23 May 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4737N 5630W to 4430N 5700W to 4300N 5000W to 4300N 4800W to 4415N
4330W to 4515N 4300W to 5300N 4845W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 May estimated from Quebec near
5018N 6259W to Anticosti Island near 4943N 6300W and then from
Anticosti Island near 4907N 6207W to 4830N 6143W to Newfoundland
near 4736N 5913W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NDT 24 May 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
the Grand Banks.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT today departing ridge located east of the Grand
Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT today trough located over the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
By 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight dissipating trough located over eastern
Newfoundland.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT today low 1006 mb located south of Nova Scotia.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Thursday low 1006 mb located over the southwestern
Grand Banks.

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