Funk Island Bank - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 01 April 2015

Today Tonight and Thursday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southwest 25 this morning then diminishing to south 15 this evening. Wind increasing to southeast 25 after midnight and to southeast 35 to 45 overnight. Wind veering to southwest 45 Thursday morning then diminishing to southwest 35 Thursday afternoon.

Flurries ending near noon. Snow and rain and fog patches beginning after midnight and changing to a few flurries near noon Thursday. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow and in fog patches.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray beginning Thursday afternoon.

Temperatures minus 3 to plus 2 falling to minus 4 Thursday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 01 April 2015
Today Tonight and Thursday Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 near noon then subsiding to 1 to 2 this evening. Seas building to 3 to 5 Thursday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 01 April 2015
Friday Wind west 25 to 35 knots diminishing to west 20 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind variable 15 knots.
Sunday Wind southwest 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 31 March 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday 6 tenths of first-year ice.  

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Ice Forecasts

Funk Island Bank - eastern half

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 31 March 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Avalon Peninsula near 4745N 5240W to 4705N
4525W to 4845N 4455W to 5000N 4735W to 5145N 4835W to 5450N 5225W to
5630N 5555W to 5800N 5730W then northward. Sea ice north and west of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

6 tenths of first-year ice.

Ice Forecasts

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 31 March 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Avalon Peninsula near 4745N 5240W to 4705N
4525W to 4845N 4455W to 5000N 4735W to 5145N 4835W to 5450N 5225W to
5630N 5555W to 5800N 5730W then northward. Sea ice north and west of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Funk Island Bank

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 31 March 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 31 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4636N 5334W to 4430N 4813W to 4430N 4713W to 4700N 4128W to 4928N
4158W to 6000N 5639W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 31 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5115N 5819W to Newfoundland near 5028N 5728W.

Iceberg Count

More than 100 icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 31 March 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 31 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4636N 5334W to 4430N 4813W to 4430N 4713W to 4700N 4128W to 4928N
4158W to 6000N 5639W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 31 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5115N 5819W to Newfoundland near 5028N 5728W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Funk Island Bank

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 01 April 2015

'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 03:00 AM NDT 01 April 2015

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 3:00 AM NDT 1 April 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today low 995 mb located over Newfoundland.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT today dissipating low 997 mb located over Belle
Isle Bank.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT today low 1000 mb located south of Cape Cod.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Thursday intensifying low 982 mb located northeast
of the Avalon Peninsula.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT today dissipating ridge located over Belle
Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:49 AM NDT 1 April 2015 A low pressure system currently over Newfoundland will move to lie
over Belle Isle Bank this morning and dissipate. Strong to gale force
southwesterlies south of the low will diminish today as the low
weakens.

Meanwhile, a second low pressure system south of Cape Cod will
intensify as it approaches Newfoundland from the south this evening
and tracks across the Avalon Peninsula tonight. Strong to gale force
southeasterlies will develop over eastern waters tonight ahead of the
low. Strong to gale force west to southwesterlies will develop over
most waters on Thursday in the wake of the low.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
Southwest Coast, South Coast, East Coast, Funk Island Bank, and the
Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Northeast Gulf, Gulf - Port au Port, Southwest Coast,
Northeast Coast, and Funk Island Bank.

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