Funk Island Bank

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 20 September 2017

Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 25 knots veering to northwest 25 late overnight then increasing to northwest 35 near noon Thursday. Wind diminishing to northwest 25 Thursday evening.

Showers ending Thursday afternoon. Fog patches dissipating late overnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 20 September 2017
Tonight and Thursday. Seas 3 metres building to 4 to 6 Thursday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 20 September 2017
Friday Wind west 15 to 20 knots.
Saturday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 25 to 35 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 3:30 PM NDT 20 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 3:30 PM NDT 20 September 2017 Tonight and Thursday At 3:30 p.m. NDT today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over Belle Isle Bank.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT Thursday trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over the northern Grand Banks.

At 3:30 p.m. NDT today Tropical Storm Jose 975 mb located at
39.3N 69.5W.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Thursday Tropical Storm Jose 983 mb located at
39.7N 67.5W.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:31 PM NDT 20 September 2017 A trough of low pressure over Belle Isle Bank will move to lie over
the Northern Grand Banks Thursday morning then east of the district
by the afternoon. Strong southwesterlies ahead of the trough will
become strong to gale force northwesterlies over eastern waters on
Thursday in its wake.

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

As of 3:30 PM NDT tropical storm Jose is estimated to be at 39.3
north 69.5 west with a central pressure of 975 MB, maximum wind speed
of 60 knots, and is moving to the east-northeast at 7 knots. Jose is
forecast to become nearly stationary on Thursday and remain offshore
of the Eastern Seaboard through Sunday. Jose is not expected to have
any impact on Newfoundland waters during this timeframe.

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