Funk Island Bank

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 25 January 2015

Tonight and Monday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 45 knots diminishing to southwest 35 near midnight.

Flurries beginning late overnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning near noon Monday.

Temperatures plus 4 falling to minus 5 near noon Monday.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 25 January 2015
Tonight and Monday Outside the ice edge seas 10 to 13 metres subsiding to 7 to 10 this evening and to 5 to 7 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 25 January 2015
Tuesday Wind west 25 to 35 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind east 35 knots diminishing to southwest 25.
Thursday Wind west 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 25 January 2015 Today Tonight and Monday Bergy water except 8 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 25 January 2015 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4840N 5300W to 5135N 4925W to 5540N 5250W to 5625N 5555W to 5800N 5730W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 8 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 25 January 2015 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4840N 5300W to 5135N 4925W to 5540N 5250W to 5625N 5555W 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 25 January 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5300W to 5045N 4845W to 5145N 4845W to 6000N 5800W. Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 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 25 January 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5300W to 5045N 4845W to 5145N 4845W to 6000N 5800W. Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 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 8:00 PM NST 25 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Funk Island Bank

Issued 8:00 PM NST 25 January 2015

Moderate or severe freezing spray is occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 8:00 PM NST 25 January 2015 Tonight and Monday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight low 948 mb located over southern Labrador
Sea.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Monday low 944 mb located east of Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:55 PM NST 25 January 2015 An intense low pressure system over the Southern Labrador Sea will
continue tracking northeastwards crossing the Labrador Sea tonight
and early on Monday. Gale to storm force southwesterlies will
diminish to strong to gale force overnight tonight into Monday
morning.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Belle Isle Bank and the Southeastern Grand Banks. Gale warnings are
in effect all remaining waters except the Southwestern Grand Banks.

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, East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis,
Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank and Funk Island Bank.

Higher than normal water levels and rough pounding surf along the
western and southern coasts of Newfoundland are expected to subside
tonight.

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