Funk Island Bank

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 29 January 2015

Today Tonight and Friday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 20 knots veering to northwest 20 to 25 late this afternoon then diminishing to northeast 15 late overnight. Wind increasing to northeast 25 Friday morning and to northeast 35 Friday afternoon. Wind diminishing to south 30 Friday evening except northeast 35 over northwestern sections.

Periods of rain beginning Friday morning. Fog forming Friday afternoon.

Temperatures plus 3 falling to minus 2 Friday morning then rising to plus 3 Friday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 29 January 2015
Today Tonight and Friday Outside the ice edge seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 near midnight then building to 3 to 4 Friday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 29 January 2015
Saturday Wind west 25 to 35 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 in the afternoon then increasing to southeast 20 late in the day.
Sunday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots becoming southwest 25 late in the day.
Monday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 January 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday Bergy water except 5 tenths of grey-white ice including 1 tenth of first-year ice in the extreme northwestern section.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Funk Island Bank

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 January 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5300W to 4930N 5305W to 5035N 5000W to 5400N 5055W to 5655N 5815W to 5800N 5800W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 5 tenths of grey-white ice including 1 tenth of first-year ice in the extreme northwestern section.

Ice Forecasts

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 January 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5300W to 4930N 5305W to 5035N 5000W to 5400N 5055W to 5655N 5815W to 5800N 5800W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Funk Island Bank

Issued 11:00 AM EST 28 January 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near 4810N 5255W to 5000N 4800W to 5200N 4800W to 6000N 5800W. Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast near 5200N 5600W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs north of the iceberg limit.

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 11:00 AM EST 28 January 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near 4810N 5255W to 5000N 4800W to 5200N 4800W to 6000N 5800W. Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast near 5200N 5600W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Funk Island Bank

Issued 10:00 AM NST 29 January 2015

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. 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 10:00 AM NST 29 January 2015 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:00 a.m. NST today trough located over Newfoundland.
By 3:00 p.m. NST today departing low 1004 mb located northeast of
Belle Isle Bank.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today approaching low located southeast of the
Maritimes.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:46 AM NST 29 January 2015 A low pressure system south of the marine district will move
northward towards the Avalon Peninsula tonight. Strong to gale force
northeasterlies will develop north of the low tonight over the Grand
Banks and spread northwards through the eastern marine district on
Friday. Strong southerly winds develop south of this low Friday
before shifting to strong westerlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale a warning is in effect for the
Funk Island Bank.

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

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