Funk Island Bank - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 18 August 2017

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 35 knots diminishing to northwest 30 this evening and to northwest 20 Saturday morning. Wind diminishing to light Saturday evening.

Rain ending late overnight. Risk of thunderstorms today. Fog patches dissipating this evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 18 August 2017
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 3 to 4 metres building to 4 to 6 this morning then subsiding to 3 to 4 this evening. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 late overnight and to 1 to 2 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 18 August 2017
Sunday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to south 25 late in the day.
Monday Wind south 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 20.
Tuesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.

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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 17 August 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Aug estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5259W to 4700N 5100W to 5100N 4845W to 5200N 4845W to 5300N
4930W to 5700N 5400W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Aug estimated from Quebec near
5110N 5837W to Newfoundland near 5033N 5720W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs northwest of the
iceberg limit.

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 17 August 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Aug estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5259W to 4700N 5100W to 5100N 4845W to 5200N 4845W to 5300N
4930W to 5700N 5400W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Aug estimated from Quebec near
5110N 5837W to Newfoundland near 5033N 5720W.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Funk Island Bank - northern half

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 18 August 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 10:00 AM NDT 18 August 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:00 a.m. NDT today low 995 mb located over southwestern Funk
Island Bank.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Saturday departing low 999 mb located east of
Funk Island Bank.

At 10:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located over New Brunswick.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Saturday ridge located on a line north-south over
southwestern Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:10 AM NDT 18 August 2017 A low pressure system over Funk Island Bank will drift southwestward
into the northern portion of the East Coast later today before moving
quickly eastward and away from the district tonight. Gale force
northeasterlies north of the low shift to strong to gale force
northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
South Coast, East Coast, Northeast Coast, Funk Island Bank - northern
half, and the Southern Grand Banks.

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