Funk Island Bank

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 16 January 2017

Tonight and Tuesday

Wind northwest 20 knots diminishing to northwest 15 this evening then backing to southwest 15 after midnight. Wind increasing to south 30 Tuesday morning then backing to east 30 Tuesday evening.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending this evening.

Temperatures minus 8 to minus 3 rising to minus 2 Tuesday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 16 January 2017

Funk Island Bank - northwestern half

Tonight and Tuesday Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this evening then building to 3 to 4 Tuesday morning.

Funk Island Bank - southeastern half

Tonight and Tuesday Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 16 January 2017
Wednesday Wind northeast 25 knots backing to northwest 25 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to light.
Friday Wind light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:04 AM EST 16 January 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday Bergy water.  

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Funk Island Bank

Issued 10:04 AM EST 16 January 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4840N 5305W to 4930N 5310W
to 5000N 5400W to 5305N 5120W to 5500N 5245W to 5600N 5550W to 5800N
5730W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

Ice Forecasts

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 10:04 AM EST 16 January 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4840N 5305W to 4930N 5310W
to 5000N 5400W to 5305N 5120W to 5500N 5245W to 5600N 5550W 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 16 January 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5600W to 5045N 5000W to 5200N 4900W to 5300N 5000W to 5700N
5500W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 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 of the
iceberg limit.

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 11:00 AM EST 16 January 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5600W to 5045N 5000W to 5200N 4900W to 5300N 5000W to 5700N
5500W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Jan estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5128N 5649W to Newfoundland near 5118N 5640W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Funk Island Bank

Issued 8:00 PM NST 16 January 2017

Moderate or severe freezing spray is occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 8:00 PM NST 16 January 2017 Tonight and Tuesday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight ridge located from Banquereau to Belle
Isle Bank.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Tuesday ridge located east of the Marine District.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight low 1004 mb located northwest of Anticosti
Island.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Tuesday low 1004 mb located off the Northeast
Coast of Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:51 PM NST 16 January 2017 A low pressure system approaching from the west will track across
Northern Newfoundland overnight then move off the Northeast Coast of
Newfoundland on Tuesday. 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 the
Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, and the Northeast Coast.

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

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