Funk Island Bank - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 27 February 2017

Tonight and Tuesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to southwest 30 this evening then increasing to northwest 35 Tuesday morning. Wind diminishing to west 30 Tuesday afternoon.

Flurries beginning late overnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray ending after midnight. Freezing spray beginning Tuesday afternoon.

Temperatures near minus 5.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 27 February 2017
Today Tonight and Tuesday Outside the ice edge seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 27 February 2017
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Thursday Wind southeast 25 knots veering to southwest 25.
Friday Wind west 45 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 February 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday 2 tenths of first-year ice except 7 tenths of first-year ice in the western section.  

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Ice Forecasts

Funk Island Bank - southern half

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 February 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4730N 5235W to 4725N 5100W
to 4830N 4900W to 5045N 4830W to 5515N 5200W to 5630N 5615W to 5800N
5800W then northward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

2 tenths of first-year ice except 7 tenths of first-year ice in the
western section.

Ice Forecasts

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 February 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4730N 5235W to 4725N 5100W
to 4830N 4900W to 5045N 4830W to 5515N 5200W to 5630N 5615W 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 27 February 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4645N 5301W to 4545N 4730W to 4545N 4600W to 4700N 4545W to 5030N
4600W to 5300N 4915W to 5700N 5400W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5046N 5900W to Newfoundland near 5000N 5741W.

Iceberg Count

51 to 100 icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 11:00 AM EST 27 February 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4645N 5301W to 4545N 4730W to 4545N 4600W to 4700N 4545W to 5030N
4600W to 5300N 4915W to 5700N 5400W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5046N 5900W to Newfoundland near 5000N 5741W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Funk Island Bank

Issued 3:30 PM NST 27 February 2017

'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 27 February 2017

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 27 February 2017 Tonight and Tuesday At 3:30 p.m. NST today departing trough located east of the Marine
District.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today trough located over the Gaspe Peninsula.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Tuesday departing trough located east of Funk
Island Bank.

By 3:30 p.m. NST Tuesday approaching ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over the Maritimes.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:15 PM NST 27 February 2017 A trough of low pressure east of the marine district will continue
out to sea this evening. Strong to gale force westerlies are forecast
in its wake.

A second trough of low pressure approaching from the west will cross
Newfoundland tonight. Strong to gale force southwesterly winds ahead
of the trough shift to strong to gale force northwesterlies behind
it.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
All waters except Strait of Belle Isle and the Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Gulf, Gulf - Port au Port,
East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis, Northeast Coast, Belle Isle
Bank, Funk Island Bank and Northern Grand Banks.

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