Funk Island Bank - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 14 February 2016

Tonight and Monday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 25 knots diminishing to west 15 this evening then increasing to west 25 late overnight. Wind increasing to west 35 Monday morning.

A few flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray ending this evening. Freezing spray beginning overnight.

Temperatures minus 12 to minus 4.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 14 February 2016
Today Tonight and Monday Outside the ice edge seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 near midnight then building to 4 to 6 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 14 February 2016
Tuesday Wind west 35 knots diminishing to southwest 25 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind south 45 to 55 knots.
Thursday Wind southwest 35 to 45 knots diminishing to northwest 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 14 February 2016 Today Tonight and Monday Bergy water.  

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Funk Island Bank - eastern half

Issued 10:00 AM EST 14 February 2016 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5305W to 4755N 4925W
to 5230N 5030W to 5450N 5215W to 5550N 5545W to 5800N 5730W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

Ice Forecasts

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 10:00 AM EST 14 February 2016 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5305W to 4755N 4925W
to 5230N 5030W to 5450N 5215W to 5550N 5545W 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 14 February 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 14 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5258W to 4345N 4930W to 4345N 4800W to 4700N 4500W to 4745N
4500W to 5300N 4915W to 5700N 5400W then eastward.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 14 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5036N 5931W to Newfoundland near 4943N 5753W.

Iceberg Count

Less than 10 icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 11:00 AM EST 14 February 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 14 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5258W to 4345N 4930W to 4345N 4800W to 4700N 4500W to 4745N
4500W to 5300N 4915W to 5700N 5400W then eastward.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 14 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5036N 5931W to Newfoundland near 4943N 5753W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Funk Island Bank

Issued 3:30 PM NST 14 February 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Funk Island Bank

Issued 3:30 PM NST 14 February 2016

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 3:30 PM NST 14 February 2016 Tonight and Monday At 3:30 p.m. NST today deepening low 966 mb located northeast of
Belle Isle Bank.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Monday quasi-stationary low 958 mb located east
of Labrador Sea.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today low 1000 mb located south of Cape Breton
Island.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Monday low 998 mb located over the northern
Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:21 PM NST 14 February 2016 A deepening low pressure system northeast of Belle Isle Bank will
continue to track northeastward this evening and will stall east of
the Labrador Sea tonight. Strong to gale force west to
northwesterlies in the wake of the low will persist or redevelop
across most waters throughout the forecast period.

An intensifying low pressure system south of Cape Breton Island will
track northeastwards across the Grand Banks tonight. Gale to storm
force westerlies will develop over the Southern Grand Banks south of
the trough tonight.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
the Southwestern Grand Banks. Gale warnings are in effect for all
remaining waters except Northeast Gulf.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except the Southern Grand Banks.

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