Funk Island Bank

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 31 January 2015

Today Tonight and Sunday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 20 this morning and to light this afternoon. Wind increasing to southeast 20 this evening and to southeast 30 after midnight. Wind diminishing to southwest 20 Sunday evening.

Periods of rain beginning overnight. Fog patches forming Sunday morning.

Temperatures minus 3 to plus 1 rising to plus 3 Sunday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 30 January 2015
Tonight and Saturday Outside the ice edge seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 31 January 2015
Monday Wind southwest 35 knots.
Tuesday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots increasing to south 50.
Wednesday Wind west 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 30 January 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday 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 30 January 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5300W to 5035N 5000W to 5400N 5055W to 5545N 5515W to 5800N 5730W 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 30 January 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5300W to 5035N 5000W to 5400N 5055W to 5545N 5515W to 5800N 5730W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Funk Island Bank

Issued 11:00 AM EST 30 January 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near 4740N 5245W to 5045N 4715W to 5200N 4715W to 6000N 5800W. Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast near 5157N 5553W to Newfoundland near 5136N 5550W.

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 30 January 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near 4740N 5245W to 5045N 4715W to 5200N 4715W to 6000N 5800W. Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast near 5157N 5553W to Newfoundland near 5136N 5550W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Funk Island Bank

Issued 03:00 AM NST 31 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 3:00 AM NST 31 January 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday At 3:00 a.m. NST today low 992 mb located over eastern Belle
Isle Bank.
By 10:00 a.m. NST today departing low 990 mb located northeast of
the Marine District.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today deepening low 991 mb located southwest of
Nova Scotia.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Sunday low 986 mb located over the Gulf of
St. Lawrence.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:56 AM NST 31 January 2015 A low pressure system over Belle Isle Bank will move northeast of the
marine district this morning. Strong to gale force west to
northwesterlies over eastern waters will diminish by noon as the low
departs.

A second low pressure system southwest of Nova Scotia will move
northeastward across the Gulf of St. Lawrence tonight and across
Southeastern Labrador on Sunday. Strong to gale force east to
southeasterlies will spread across the marine district today and
tonight ahead of this feature. Winds will shift to strong to gale
force westerlies in the wake of this system on Sunday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Northeast Gulf, Gulf - Port au Port, Southwest Coast, Belle Isle Bank
and Funk Island Bank.

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

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