Funk Island Bank - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NDT 24 March 2017

Tonight and Saturday

Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots backing to southwest 15 to 20 late overnight then increasing to southwest 25 near noon Saturday.

Flurries beginning near noon Saturday. Visibility as low as 1 mile in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water occasional freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 8 to zero.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 24 March 2017
Tonight and Saturday Outside the ice edge seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 late overnight then building to 3 to 4 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 24 March 2017
Sunday Wind northwest 25 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 35 late in the day.
Monday Wind north 35 to 45 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 24 March 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday 8 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice.  

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Ice Forecasts

Funk Island Bank - western half

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 24 March 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4805N 5255W to 4715N 4735W
to 4745N 4615W to 5500N 5200W to 5545N 5500W to 5800N 5700W then
northward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

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

Ice Forecasts

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 24 March 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4805N 5255W to 4715N 4735W
to 4745N 4615W to 5500N 5200W to 5545N 5500W to 5800N 5700W 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 24 March 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5304W to 4515N 4800W to 4515N 4600W to 4715N 4200W to 4945N
4200W to 5130N 4630W to 5300N 5000W to 5600N 5200W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5015N 5958W to Newfoundland near 4922N 5814W.

Iceberg Count

More than 100 icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 24 March 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5304W to 4515N 4800W to 4515N 4600W to 4715N 4200W to 4945N
4200W to 5130N 4630W to 5300N 5000W to 5600N 5200W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5015N 5958W to Newfoundland near 4922N 5814W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Funk Island Bank

Issued 8:00 PM NDT 24 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 24 March 2017 Tonight and Saturday At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight ridge located over eastern Newfoundland.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Saturday ridge located east of the Grand Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT Saturday trough located over the St. Lawrence
River.
By 8:00 p.m. NDT Saturday trough located over Funk Island Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:46 PM NDT 24 March 2017 Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except Southwest Coast and the Grand Banks.

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