Funk Island Bank

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 29 May 2015

Today Tonight and Saturday

Wind northwest 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 this evening then increasing to southwest 15 to 20 late overnight. Wind increasing to southwest 25 Saturday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 29 May 2015
Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 29 May 2015
Sunday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 29 May 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday Bergy water.  

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Southwestern Grand Banks - 44138 Banquereau - 44139 Tail of the Bank - 44140 Nickerson Bank - 44251 Northeast Burgeo Bank - 44255 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Miscou Island Grand Étang Ingonish Beach North Mountain St.Paul Island J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Argentia Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Rocky Harbour Sagona Island St. Anthony Airport St. John's Int'l Airport St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Twillingate Winterland Wreckhouse Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Funk Island Bank

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 29 May 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5145N 5615W to
Newfoundland near 5130N 5610W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5030N 5620W to
5025N 5320W to 5440N 5210W to 5605N 5640W to 5655N 5600W to 5800N
5800W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

Ice Forecasts

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 29 May 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5145N 5615W to
Newfoundland near 5130N 5610W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5030N 5620W to
5025N 5320W to 5440N 5210W to 5605N 5640W to 5655N 5600W to 5800N
5800W 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 29 May 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4652N 5555W to 4045N 5130W to 4045N 4930W to 4545N 3700W to 4745N
3700W to 5515N 4800W to 6000N 5730W.

Western iceberg limit at estimated from Quebec near 5017N 6044W to
Newfoundland near 4903N 5821W.

Iceberg Count

More than 100 icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 29 May 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4652N 5555W to 4045N 5130W to 4045N 4930W to 4545N 3700W to 4745N
3700W to 5515N 4800W to 6000N 5730W.

Western iceberg limit at estimated from Quebec near 5017N 6044W to
Newfoundland near 4903N 5821W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 29 May 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:00 a.m. NDT today quasi-stationary ridge located southeast
of the Grand Banks.

At 10:00 a.m. NDT today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over the northern Grand Banks.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT today departing trough located on a line east-west
over the Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:55 AM NDT 29 May 2015 Strong to gale force northwesterlies are expected over the Belle Isle
Bank today behind a trough of low pressure northeast of the marine
district.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for the
Belle Isle Bank.

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