Funk Island Bank - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NDT 06 May 2015

Tonight and Thursday

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.

Chance of flurries overnight and Thursday.

Temperatures near minus 1.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 06 May 2015
Tonight and Thursday Outside the ice edge seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 06 May 2015
Friday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots increasing to north 25 to 35 late in the day.
Saturday Wind north 25 knots diminishing to north 15 to 20 late in the day.
Sunday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to south 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 6 May 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday 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 6 May 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland 4830N 5305W to 4830N 5100W to
5300N 5300W to 5330N 5130W to 5500N 5200W to 5700N 5730W to 5800N
5730W then northward. 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 6 May 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland 4830N 5305W to 4830N 5100W to
5300N 5300W to 5330N 5130W to 5500N 5200W to 5700N 5730W 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 6 May 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 6 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4721N 5443W to 4545N 5415W to 4145N 5030W to 4144N 4845W to 4600N
4200W to 4800N 4200W to 5300N 4500W to 6000N 5630W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 6 May estimated from Quebec near
5014N 6000W to Newfoundland near 4934N 5755W.

Iceberg Count

More than 100 icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 6 May 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 6 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4721N 5443W to 4545N 5415W to 4145N 5030W to 4144N 4845W to 4600N
4200W to 4800N 4200W to 5300N 4500W to 6000N 5630W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 6 May estimated from Quebec near
5014N 6000W to Newfoundland near 4934N 5755W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM NDT 6 May 2015 Tonight and Thursday At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight trough located west of Newfoundland.
By 6:30 p.m. NDT Thursday trough located over eastern Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:44 AM NDT 6 May 2015 An intense low pressure system over the South Labrador Sea will drift
slowly northward today. Strong to gale force westerlies over the
Belle Isle Bank will slowly diminish as the low moves away from the
marine district.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for the
Belle Isle Bank - northern half.

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