Funk Island Bank

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 31 May 2016

Tonight and Wednesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 30 knots diminishing to southeast 20 after midnight except variable 10 to 15 over eastern sections. Wind increasing to northwest 35 Wednesday afternoon except variable 10 to 15 over western sections Wednesday afternoon.

Periods of rain and fog patches.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 31 May 2016
Today Tonight and Wednesday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this afternoon then subsiding to 1 to 2 Wednesday morning. Seas building to 3 to 5 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 31 May 2016
Thursday Wind northwest 35 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20.
Saturday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 31 May 2016 Today Tonight and Wednesday Bergy water.  

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Funk Island Bank

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 31 May 2016 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5330N 5600W to 5400N 5300W to
5510N 5300W to 5610N 5700W to 5800N 5830W then northward. Sea ice
west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

Ice Forecasts

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 31 May 2016 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5330N 5600W to 5400N 5300W to
5510N 5300W to 5610N 5700W to 5800N 5830W 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 31 May 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 31 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4656N 5402W to 4215N 5000W to 4215N 4800W to 4315N 4430W to 4545N
3700W to 4730N 3700W to 5300N 4715W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 31 May estimated from Quebec near
5016N 6025W to Newfoundland near 4917N 5808W.

Iceberg Count

More than 100 icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 31 May 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 31 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4656N 5402W to 4215N 5000W to 4215N 4800W to 4315N 4430W to 4545N
3700W to 4730N 3700W to 5300N 4715W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 31 May estimated from Quebec near
5016N 6025W to Newfoundland near 4917N 5808W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Funk Island Bank

Issued 3:30 PM NDT 31 May 2016

'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 31 May 2016 Tonight and Wednesday At 3:30 p.m. NDT today low 999 mb located over southeastern
Labrador.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Wednesday low 1005 mb located over eastern Funk
Island Bank.

At 3:30 p.m. NDT today trough from 999 mb low located on a line
northwest-southeast over Newfoundland.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Wednesday trough from 1004 mb low located east
of the Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:16 PM NDT 31 May 2016 A low pressure system over Southeastern Labrador is forecast to track
eastward through the Strait of Belle Isle tonight and then
southeastward across the belle and funk island banks tomorrow. Strong
to gale force northwesterlies are expected to develop over northern
waters late tonight or Wednesday behind this feature.

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

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