Funk Island Bank - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 25 April 2017

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Wind northwest 20 knots increasing to west 30 late this morning then diminishing to west 20 this evening. Wind backing to southwest 15 to 20 Wednesday morning then increasing to southwest 25 Wednesday evening.

Temperatures minus 3 to plus 2.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 25 April 2017
Today Tonight and Wednesday Outside the ice edge seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 Wednesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 25 April 2017
Thursday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots becoming north 25 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind north 15 knots.
Saturday Wind southeast 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 24 April 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday Bergy water except 2 tenths of new ice including a trace of old ice in the western section.  

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Ice Forecasts

Funk Island Bank - western half

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 24 April 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4655N 5510W to 4600N 5410W
to 4620N 5245W to 4900N 5030W 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 new ice including a trace of old ice
in the western section.

Ice Forecasts

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 24 April 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4655N 5510W to 4600N 5410W
to 4620N 5245W to 4900N 5030W 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 24 April 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 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 24 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 24 April 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 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 24 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 3:00 AM NDT 25 April 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today trough located over the northern Grand Banks.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT today dissipating trough located east of the
Marine District.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
east-west over the southern Grand Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT today low 990 mb located over Labrador Sea.
By 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight low 990 mb located north of Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:47 AM NDT 25 April 2017 Strong to gale force westerlies over northern waters will diminish
this evening as a low pressure system over the Labrador Sea moves
away.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for the
Strait of Belle Isle.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, Northeast Coast and
Belle Isle Bank.

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