Funk Island Bank

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 20 September 2017

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 25 knots veering to northwest 25 overnight then increasing to northwest 35 near noon Thursday.

Showers ending Thursday afternoon. Fog patches dissipating overnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 19 September 2017
Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 20 September 2017
Friday Wind west 15 to 20 knots.
Saturday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.

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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 19 September 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Sep estimated from Newfoundland near
4915N 5340W to 4645N 4900W to 4645N 4545W to 5000N 4700W to 5300N
4930W to 5700N 5300W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Sep estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5150N 5615W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5615W.

Iceberg Count

10 to 25 icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 19 September 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Sep estimated from Newfoundland near
4915N 5340W to 4645N 4900W to 4645N 4545W to 5000N 4700W to 5300N
4930W to 5700N 5300W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Sep estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5150N 5615W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5615W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Funk Island Bank

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 20 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 3:00 AM NDT 20 September 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today trough located over southeastern Labrador.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Thursday trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Avalon Peninsula.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT today Tropical Storm Jose 974 mb located at
38.3N 70.4W.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:57 AM NDT 20 September 2017 A trough of low pressure over Southeastern Labrador will move to lie
over Eastern Newfoundland on Wednesday night. Strong southwesterlies
ahead of the trough will become strong to gale force northwesterlies
over eastern waters on Thursday in its wake.

As of 3:00 AM NDT tropical storm Jose is estimated to be at 38.3
north 70.4 west with a central pressure of 974 MB, maximum wind speed
of 60 knots, and is moving to the northeast at 8 knots. Jose is
forecast to become nearly stationary on Thursday and remain offshore
of the Eastern Seaboard through Sunday. Jose is not expected to have
any impact on Newfoundland waters during this timeframe.

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