Funk Island Bank

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 23 January 2017

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.

Flurries ending this evening. Visibility as low as 1 mile in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Occasional freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 7 to minus 1.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 22 January 2017
Tonight and Monday Seas 5 to 7 metres subsiding to 3 to 5 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 23 January 2017
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to light in the afternoon then increasing to southeast 25 late in the day.
Thursday Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots veering to southwest 25 to 35.
Friday Wind southwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 22 January 2017 Today Tonight and Monday Bergy water.  

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Ice Forecasts

Funk Island Bank

Issued 10:00 AM EST 22 January 2017 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4810N 5255W to 5055N 5145W
to 5135N 5005W to 5520N 5150W to 5615N 5605W to 5800N 5700W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

Ice Forecasts

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 10:00 AM EST 22 January 2017 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4810N 5255W to 5055N 5145W
to 5135N 5005W to 5520N 5150W to 5615N 5605W to 5800N 5700W 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 EST 22 January 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5040N 5615W to 4930N 5100W to 4945N 4830W to 5200N 4830W to 5300N
4930W to 5700N 5300W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Jan estimated from Quebec near
5125N 5735W to Newfoundland near 5100N 5700W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs north and west of
the iceberg limit.

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 11:00 AM EST 22 January 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5040N 5615W to 4930N 5100W to 4945N 4830W to 5200N 4830W to 5300N
4930W to 5700N 5300W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Jan estimated from Quebec near
5125N 5735W to Newfoundland near 5100N 5700W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Funk Island Bank

Issued 03:00 AM NST 23 January 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Funk Island Bank

Issued 03:00 AM NST 23 January 2017

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 3:00 AM NST 23 January 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 3:00 a.m. NST today quasi-stationary low 969 mb located southeast
of Belle Isle Bank.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today low 998 mb located south of the Grand Banks.
By 10:00 a.m. NST today departing low 996 mb located east of the
Grand Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today quasi-stationary ridge located from Quebec
to Maine.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:51 AM NST 23 January 2017 An intense low pressure system will remain southeast of Greenland
while a ridge of high pressure stalls west of the district. Strong to
gale force northwesterlies will persist over northeasternmost waters
through the forecast period between these features.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Belle Isle Bank, and Funk Island Bank.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, East Coast, Northeast
Coast, Belle Isle Bank, and Funk Island Bank.

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