Funk Island Bank - northwestern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 29 March 2015

Tonight and Monday

Wind north 30 knots diminishing to west 20 near midnight then backing to southwest 15 late overnight.

Snow and periods of rain ending this evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water occasional freezing spray ending overnight.

Temperatures minus 4 to plus 2 falling to minus 8 to minus 3 this evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 29 March 2015
Tonight and Monday Outside the ice edge seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 near midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 29 March 2015
Tuesday Wind north 15 to 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind southwest 25 knots.
Thursday Wind south 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 29 March 2015 Today Tonight and Monday 9 tenths of first-year ice.  

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Ice Forecasts

Funk Island Bank - northwestern half

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 29 March 2015 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Avalon Peninsula near 4745N 5240W to 4705N
4525W to 4845N 4455W to 5000N 4735W to 5215N 4835W to 5310N 5105W to
5435N 5145W to 5550N 5545W to 5800N 5730W then northward. Sea ice
north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 tenths of first-year ice.

Ice Forecasts

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 29 March 2015 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Avalon Peninsula near 4745N 5240W to 4705N
4525W to 4845N 4455W to 5000N 4735W to 5215N 4835W to 5310N 5105W to
5435N 5145W to 5550N 5545W 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 29 March 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4636N 5334W to 4430N 4830W to 4430N 4730W to 4645N 4145W to 4945N
4215W to 6000N 5715W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5115N 5819W to Newfoundland near 5028N 5728W.

Iceberg Count

More than 100 icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 29 March 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4636N 5334W to 4430N 4830W to 4430N 4730W to 4645N 4145W to 4945N
4215W to 6000N 5715W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5115N 5819W to Newfoundland near 5028N 5728W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Funk Island Bank

Issued 3:30 PM NDT 29 March 2015

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 3:30 PM NDT 29 March 2015 Tonight and Monday At 3:30 p.m. NDT today departing low 990 mb located east of Funk
Island Bank.

At 3:30 p.m. NDT today trough from 990 mb low located on a line
northeast-southwest over southern Funk Island Bank.
By 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight departing trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over the northern Grand Banks.

By 3:00 a.m. NDT Monday building ridge located on a line east-west
over the Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:28 PM NDT 29 March 2015 A trough of low pressure over the Southern Funk Island Bank will exit
the marine district this evening. Strong to gale force
southwesterlies southeast of this feature will diminish this evening
as the trough moves off.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south, Northern Grand Banks -
southeastern half and the Southern Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Gulf, Gulf - Port au Port,
Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank and Funk Island Bank.

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