Funk Island Bank - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 23 April 2017

Tonight and Monday

Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots backing to southwest 15 to 20 Monday morning then increasing to southwest 25 Monday afternoon.

Periods of rain or freezing rain and fog patches changing to periods of snow or freezing rain this evening and ending late overnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in fog patches and in precipitation.

Temperatures near zero.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 23 April 2017
Tonight and Monday Outside the ice edge seas 2 to 3 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 23 April 2017
Tuesday Wind west 25 to 35 knots.
Wednesday Wind west 25 knots.
Thursday Wind southwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 23 April 2017 Today Tonight and Monday Bergy water except 2 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the northwestern section.  

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Funk Island Bank - western half

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 23 April 2017 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4655N 5335W to 4640N 5345W
to 4625N 5320W to 4640N 5240W to 4920N 5145W to 5015N 5300W to 5200N
5050W to 5505N 5250W to 5700N 5700W to 5800N 5700W then
northeastward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 2 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of
old ice in the northwestern section.

Ice Forecasts

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 23 April 2017 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4655N 5335W to 4640N 5345W
to 4625N 5320W to 4640N 5240W to 4920N 5145W to 5015N 5300W to 5200N
5050W to 5505N 5250W to 5700N 5700W to 5800N 5700W then
northeastward. 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 23 April 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4740N 5720W to 4400N 5700W to 4045N 5200W to 4045N 4645W to 4800N
4215W to 5115N 4400W to 5300N 4945W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Apr estimated from Newfoundland
near 4736N 5909W to Anticosti Island near 5022N 6323W.

Iceberg Count

26 to 50 icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 23 April 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4740N 5720W to 4400N 5700W to 4045N 5200W to 4045N 4645W to 4800N
4215W to 5115N 4400W to 5300N 4945W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Apr estimated from Newfoundland
near 4736N 5909W to Anticosti Island near 5022N 6323W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM NDT 23 April 2017 Tonight and Monday At 3:30 p.m. NDT today low 1003 mb located over Laurentian Fan.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT Monday departing low 1011 mb located over the
southeastern Grand Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT Monday trough located on a line north-south over
the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Monday trough located on a line north-south over
central Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:22 PM NDT 23 April 2017 A trough of low pressure over Quebec will approach the district
Monday morning. Strong southerly winds ahead of this feature will
shift to strong to gale force westerlies in its wake on Monday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
Gulf waters.

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