Funk Island Bank - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 19 April 2015

Today Tonight and Monday

Wind north 15 knots increasing to north 25 Monday afternoon.

A few flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water occasional freezing spray beginning Monday afternoon.

Temperatures minus 5 to plus 1.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 19 April 2015
Today Tonight and Monday Outside the ice edge seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this afternoon then building to 2 to 3 late overnight. Seas building to 3 to 4 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 19 April 2015
Tuesday Wind north 25 to 35 knots.
Wednesday Wind north 20 knots.
Thursday Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 19 April 2015 Today Tonight and Monday 2 tenths of first-year ice.  

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Funk Island Bank - eastern half

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 19 April 2015 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 4840N 5300W to 4630N 4700W to 4800N 4530W to
4830N 4800W to 5030N 4830W to 5500N 5300W to 5600N 5630W to 5800N
5730W then northward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

2 tenths of first-year ice.

Ice Forecasts

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 19 April 2015 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 4840N 5300W to 4630N 4700W to 4800N 4530W to
4830N 4800W to 5030N 4830W to 5500N 5300W to 5600N 5630W 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 18 April 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4637N 5331W to 4430N 4745W to 4430N 4600W to 4545N 3645W to 4700N
3645W to 5000N 3800W to 5130N 3900W to 6000N 5600W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5107N 5837W to Newfoundland near 5028N 5728W.

Iceberg Count

More than 100 icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 18 April 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4637N 5331W to 4430N 4745W to 4430N 4600W to 4545N 3645W to 4700N
3645W to 5000N 3800W to 5130N 3900W to 6000N 5600W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5107N 5837W to Newfoundland near 5028N 5728W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Funk Island Bank

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 19 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 10:00 AM NDT 19 April 2015 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:00 a.m. NDT today low 1008 mb located south of Nova Scotia.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT Monday intensifying low 984 mb located southeast
of the Grand Banks.

At 10:00 a.m. NDT today quasi-stationary ridge located over the
Gulf of St. Lawrence.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:48 AM NDT 19 April 2015 A low pressure system south of Nova Scotia will approach the marine
district today before intensifying and tracking southeast of the
marine district tonight. Gale force northerly winds will develop
early Monday over southeastern waters in the wake of the low.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
Northern Grand Banks and Southeastern Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for Funk Island Bank.

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