Funk Island Bank - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 21 February 2017

Tonight and Wednesday

Wind north 15 knots becoming variable 10 to 15 late overnight except northeast 20 over southern sections Wednesday evening.

Rain over southern sections Wednesday evening.

Temperatures minus 5 to plus 2.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 21 February 2017
Tonight and Wednesday Outside the ice edge seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 Wednesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 21 February 2017
Thursday Wind northeast 25 knots backing to northwest 25 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 25.
Saturday Wind northwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 February 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday Bergy water.  

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Funk Island Bank - eastern half

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 February 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4755N 5305W to 4740N 5000W
to 4830N 4900W to 5200N 4900W to 5800N 5800W then northward. Sea ice
north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

Ice Forecasts

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 February 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4755N 5305W to 4740N 5000W
to 4830N 4900W to 5200N 4900W to 5800N 5800W 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 EST 21 February 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4721N 5247W to 4530N 4800W to 4530N 4500W to 4700N 4500W to 5030N
4600W to 5300N 4915W to 5700N 5400W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5111N 5837W to Newfoundland near 5020N 5726W.

Iceberg Count

26 to 50 icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 11:00 AM EST 21 February 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4721N 5247W to 4530N 4800W to 4530N 4500W to 4700N 4500W to 5030N
4600W to 5300N 4915W to 5700N 5400W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5111N 5837W to Newfoundland near 5020N 5726W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM NST 21 February 2017 Tonight and Wednesday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Newfoundland.

At 3:00 a.m. NST Wednesday low 996 mb located south of the Grand
Banks.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Thursday low 993 mb located over the southeastern
Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:48 PM NST 21 February 2017 An intensifying low pressure system will approach the Grand Banks
from the south on Wednesday. Strong to gale force north to
northeasterlies can be expected over southern waters ahead of this
feature.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for the
Southwestern Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle and Belle Isle Bank.

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