Funk Island Bank

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 19 January 2017

Today Tonight and Friday

Wind northwest 15 knots backing to southwest 10 to 15 this evening then becoming variable 10 to 15 Friday morning. Wind increasing to northeast 25 Friday evening.

Temperatures minus 2 to plus 1.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 19 January 2017

Funk Island Bank - northwestern half

Today Tonight and Friday Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 this afternoon then subsiding to 2 to 3 late overnight.

Funk Island Bank - southeastern half

Today Tonight and Friday Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 19 January 2017
Saturday Wind northeast 35 knots backing to north 35 to 45 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 January 2017 Today Tonight and Friday Bergy water except 5 tenths of grey ice including 1 tenth of grey-white ice in the extreme northwestern section.  

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Ice Forecasts

Funk Island Bank

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 January 2017 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4840N 5305W to 5145N 5220W
to 5210N 5020W to 5530N 5210W to 5615N 5605W to 5800N 5730W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 5 tenths of grey ice including 1 tenth of
grey-white ice in the extreme northwestern section.

Ice Forecasts

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 January 2017 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4840N 5305W to 5145N 5220W
to 5210N 5020W to 5530N 5210W to 5615N 5605W 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 19 January 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5040N 5615W to 5013N 4900W to 5200N 4900W to 5300N 5000W to 5657N
5400W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 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 19 January 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5040N 5615W to 5013N 4900W to 5200N 4900W to 5300N 5000W to 5657N
5400W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 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 10:00 AM NST 19 January 2017 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:00 a.m. NST today high 1022 mb located over western
Newfoundland.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Friday ridge located on a line east-west over
Funk Island Bank.

At 10:00 a.m. NST Friday approaching low 984 mb located southwest
of the Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:42 AM NST 19 January 2017 An intensifying low pressure system south of the Maritimes will move
to lie just south of the Grand Banks late Friday. Strong to gale
force northeasterlies will develop over southern waters overnight and
Friday as the low approaches.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
South Coast, East Coast Cape St. Francis and south and the Grand
Banks.

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