Funk Island Bank - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NDT 27 March 2017

Tonight and Tuesday

Storm warning in effect.

Wind northwest 45 to 55 knots diminishing to northwest 35 to 45 Tuesday morning.

Flurries. Visibility as low as 1 mile in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray over western sections tonight.

Temperatures minus 6 to plus 1 rising to plus 2 Tuesday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 27 March 2017
Tonight and Tuesday Outside the ice edge seas 7 to 10 metres subsiding to 4 to 6 Tuesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 27 March 2017
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind east 15 knots increasing to northeast 25 to 35.
Friday Wind northeast 40 to 50 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 27 March 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday 7 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice.  

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Funk Island Bank - western half

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 27 March 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4805N 5255W to 4720N 4825W
to 4730N 4650W to 5210N 5100W to 5450N 5155W to 5600N 5450W to 5800N
5630W then northward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

7 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice.

Ice Forecasts

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 27 March 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4805N 5255W to 4720N 4825W
to 4730N 4650W to 5210N 5100W to 5450N 5155W to 5600N 5450W to 5800N
5630W 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 27 March 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4715N 5300W to 4700N 4800W to 4800N 4430W to 5000N 4330W to 5145N
4600W to 5300N 5000W to 5600N 5200W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Mar estimated from Newfoundland
near 4907N 5824W to Quebec near 5015N 6018W.

Iceberg Count

More than 100 icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 27 March 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4715N 5300W to 4700N 4800W to 4800N 4430W to 5000N 4330W to 5145N
4600W to 5300N 5000W to 5600N 5200W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Mar estimated from Newfoundland
near 4907N 5824W to Quebec near 5015N 6018W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Funk Island Bank

Issued 8:00 PM NDT 27 March 2017

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Funk Island Bank

Issued 8:00 PM NDT 27 March 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 8:00 PM NDT 27 March 2017 Tonight and Tuesday At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight low 964 mb located east of the Flemish Cap.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Tuesday departing low located east of the Marine
District.

At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight ridge located on a line north-south over
the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
By 8:00 p.m. NDT Tuesday ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over western Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:58 PM NDT 27 March 2017 An intense low pressure system east of the Flemish Cap will remain
nearly stationary tonight and then begin to move slowly eastward on
Tuesday. Gale to storm force northwesterlies are expected over most
waters tonight while hurricane force northwesterlies are expected
over the Northern Grand Banks. Winds will begin to slowly subside on
Tuesday as the storm weakens and drifts eastward.

Marine interests are advised that a hurricane force wind warning is
in effect for Northern Grand Banks. Storm warnings are in effect for
Funk Island Bank and Southeastern Grand Banks. Gale warnings are in
effect for all other waters except Strait of Belle Isle - western
half, Gulf waters, and Southwest Coast.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except the Southwest Coast and the Southern
Grand Banks.

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