Funk Island Bank - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 31 March 2015

Tonight and Wednesday

Wind north 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 this evening then increasing to south 15 to 20 late overnight. Wind increasing to southwest 30 late Wednesday morning then diminishing to south 15 Wednesday evening.

Flurries beginning late overnight and ending near noon Wednesday.

Temperatures minus 3 to plus 2.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 31 March 2015
Today Tonight and Wednesday Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 Wednesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 31 March 2015
Thursday Wind southeast 40 to 50 knots becoming west 40 to 50 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind west 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southwest 20.
Saturday Wind variable 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 31 March 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday 9 tenths of first-year ice.  

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Funk Island Bank - western 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

9 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

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM NDT 31 March 2015 Tonight and Wednesday At 3:30 p.m. NDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
Funk Island Bank.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday dissipating ridge located over Belle
Isle Bank.

At 3:30 p.m. NDT today trough located on a line north-south over
the eastern Grand Banks.
By 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight departing trough located east of the
Marine District.

At 3:30 p.m. NDT today low 995 mb located over Cape Breton Island.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday low 997 mb located over Belle Isle Bank.

By 3:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday approaching low 1000 mb located south
of Cape Cod.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:19 PM NDT 31 March 2015 A low pressure system currently over Cape Breton Island will track
across Newfoundland from the Southwest Coast to the Northeast Coast
tonight. Strong to gale force southwesterlies will develop south of
the low this evening.

Meanwhile, a second, more intense, low pressure system will approach
Newfoundland from the south Wednesday evening. Strong to gale force
southeasterlies will spread over southern waters Wednesday evening
ahead of the low.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
Southwest Coast - Ramea and east and the Southwestern Grand Banks.

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