Funk Island Bank - southeastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 26 December 2014

Today Tonight and Saturday

Wind southeast 30 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 20 this afternoon then increasing to southwest 25 Saturday morning.

Rain ending this evening. Flurries beginning Saturday morning. Visibility as low as 1 mile in flurries.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 25 December 2014
Tonight and Friday Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 this evening then subsiding to 2 to 3 Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 26 December 2014
Sunday Wind west 20 knots.
Monday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 30 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 25 December 2014 Today Tonight and Friday Ice free.  

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Ice Forecasts

Funk Island Bank

Issued 10:00 AM EST 25 December 2014 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from 5100N 5710W to 5120N 5650W to 5140N 5600W to 5135N 5520W to 5100N 5540W to northern peninsula near 5040N 5605W. Sea ice south of the ice edge. Second ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5155N 5555W to 5200N 5410W to 5305N 5355W to 5500N 5430W to 5555N 5700W to 5700N 6000W to 5725N 5805W to 5800N 5825W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Ice Forecasts

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 10:00 AM EST 25 December 2014 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from 5100N 5710W to 5120N 5650W to 5140N 5600W to 5135N 5520W to 5100N 5540W to northern peninsula near 5040N 5605W. Sea ice south of the ice edge. Second ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5155N 5555W to 5200N 5410W to 5305N 5355W to 5500N 5430W to 5555N 5700W to 5700N 6000W to 5725N 5805W to 5800N 5825W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Funk Island Bank

Issued 11:00 AM EST 25 December 2014

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast near 5335N 5605W to 5215N 5230W to 5230N 5030W to 5700N 5300W to 6000N 5630W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 11:00 AM EST 25 December 2014

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast near 5335N 5605W to 5215N 5230W to 5230N 5030W to 5700N 5300W to 6000N 5630W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NST 26 December 2014 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. NST today trough located over Newfoundland.
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight departing trough located east of the
Grand Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today departing ridge located east of the Grand
Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:44 AM NST 26 December 2014 A trough of low pressure associated with an intense low pressure
system will move across Newfoundland this morning to lie east of the
marine district by this evening. Strong to gale force southeasterlies
ahead of this feature will shift to strong to gale force westerlies
in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Funk Island Bank - southeastern half and the Grand
Banks.

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