Funk Island Bank

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 21 September 2017

Today Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 knots increasing to northwest 35 near noon then diminishing to northwest 25 this evening. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 late overnight then backing to west 20 near noon Friday.

Showers ending Friday morning. Risk of thunderstorms late this morning. Visibility as low as 1 mile in showers.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 21 September 2017
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 4 to 6 this afternoon then subsiding to 3 to 4 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 21 September 2017
Saturday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots increasing to southwest 35 in the afternoon then veering to northwest 35 to 45 late in the day.
Sunday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 20.
Monday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Funk Island Bank

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 15 July 2017 Forecasts have ended for the season.

Ice Forecasts

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 15 July 2017 Forecasts have ended for the season.
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Funk Island Bank

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 20 September 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Sep estimated from Newfoundland near
4915N 5340W to 4645N 4900W to 4630N 4530W to 5000N 4700W to 5300N
4930W to 5700N 5300W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Sep estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5150N 5615W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5615W.

Iceberg Count

10 to 25 icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 20 September 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Sep estimated from Newfoundland near
4915N 5340W to 4645N 4900W to 4630N 4530W to 5000N 4700W to 5300N
4930W to 5700N 5300W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Sep estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5150N 5615W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5615W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Funk Island Bank

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 21 September 2017

'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 NDT 21 September 2017 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:00 a.m. NDT today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over the northern Grand Banks.
By 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight departing low 978 mb located east of the
Grand Banks.

At 10:00 a.m. NDT today Tropical Storm Jose 984 mb located at
39.9N 67.8W.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT Friday Tropical Storm Jose 987 mb located at
39.8N 67.9W.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:55 AM NDT 21 September 2017 A trough of low pressure over the Northern Grand Banks will intensify
as it tracks eastwards away from the district today. Strong
southwesterlies are expected over eastern waters ahead of the trough.
Strong to gale force northwesterlies are expected over all waters in
the wake of this system.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Funk Island Bank and the Northern Grand Banks.

As of 10:00 AM NDT tropical storm Jose is estimated to be at 39.9
north 67.8 west with a central pressure of 984 MB, maximum wind speed
of 50 knots, and is quasi-stationary. Jose is forecast to slowly
weaken as it remains nearly stationary off the Eastern Seaboard
through Sunday. Jose is not expected to have any impact on
Newfoundland waters during this timeframe.

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