Funk Island Bank

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NDT 22 May 2017

Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 Tuesday afternoon.

Temperatures minus 1 to plus 4.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 22 May 2017
Tonight and Tuesday. Outside the ice edge seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 22 May 2017
Wednesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Thursday Wind north 15 knots.
Friday Wind variable 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 22 May 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday Bergy water except 3 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the extreme western section.  

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Ice Forecasts

Funk Island Bank

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 22 May 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4745N 5245W to 4840N 5105W
to 5150N 5250W to 5255N 5120W to 5540N 5130W to 5655N 5705W to 5800N
5730W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 3 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of
old ice in the extreme western section.

Ice Forecasts

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 22 May 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4745N 5245W to 4840N 5105W
to 5150N 5250W to 5255N 5120W to 5540N 5130W to 5655N 5705W to 5800N
5730W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Funk Island Bank

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 22 May 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4737N 5630W to 4445N 5700W to 4215N 5100W to 4215N 4815W to 4445N
4315W to 5300N 4845W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 May estimated from Quebec near
5018N 6259W to Anticosti Island near 4943N 6300W and then from
Anticosti Island near 4907N 6207W to 4830N 6143W to Newfoundland
near 4736N 5913W.

Iceberg Count

More than 100 icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 22 May 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4737N 5630W to 4445N 5700W to 4215N 5100W to 4215N 4815W to 4445N
4315W to 5300N 4845W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 May estimated from Quebec near
5018N 6259W to Anticosti Island near 4943N 6300W and then from
Anticosti Island near 4907N 6207W to 4830N 6143W to Newfoundland
near 4736N 5913W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM NDT 22 May 2017 Tonight and Tuesday At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight low 991 mb located east of the Grand Banks.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Tuesday departing low 992 mb located east of the
Marine District.

At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight ridge located on a line north-south over
the Maritimes.
By 8:00 p.m. NDT Tuesday ridge located on a line north-south over
eastern Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:50 PM NDT 22 May 2017 A low pressure system east of the Grand Banks will continue to slowly
drift eastward tonight. Strong to gale force north to northwesterlies
will gradually diminish overnight as the low moves away.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for the
Southeastern Grand Banks.

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