Funk Island Bank - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 29 April 2016

Tonight and Saturday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 35 knots increasing to southwest 40 this evening then veering to west 35 Saturday morning. Wind diminishing to northwest 25 Saturday evening.

Flurries beginning this evening and ending Saturday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Temperatures minus 2 to plus 2.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 29 April 2016
Tonight and Saturday Outside the ice edge seas 3 to 4 metres building to 4 to 6 late overnight then subsiding to 2 to 3 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 29 April 2016
Sunday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to light in the afternoon.
Monday Wind light.
Tuesday Wind southeast 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Funk Island Bank - southeastern half

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 29 April 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday Bergy water. 

Funk Island Bank - northwestern half

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 29 April 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday Bergy water except 4 tenths of first-year ice in the western section.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Funk Island Bank - southeastern half

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 29 April 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland 4840N 5300W to 4920N 5140W to
5140N 4950W to 5520N 5215W to 5605N 5520W to 5800N 5730W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

Ice Forecasts

Funk Island Bank - northwestern half

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 29 April 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland 4840N 5300W to 4920N 5140W to
5140N 4950W to 5520N 5215W to 5605N 5520W to 5800N 5730W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 4 tenths of first-year ice in the western
section.

Ice Forecasts

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 29 April 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland 4840N 5300W to 4920N 5140W to
5140N 4950W to 5520N 5215W to 5605N 5520W to 5800N 5730W 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 April 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4644N 5305W to 4345N 4945W to 4345N 4745W to 4515N 4200W to 4630N
4045W to 4845N 4200W to 5000N 4300W to 5300N 4730W to 5600N 4900W
then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5119N 5759W to Newfoundland near 5042N 5723W.

Iceberg Count

More than 100 icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 29 April 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4644N 5305W to 4345N 4945W to 4345N 4745W to 4515N 4200W to 4630N
4045W to 4845N 4200W to 5000N 4300W to 5300N 4730W to 5600N 4900W
then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5119N 5759W to Newfoundland near 5042N 5723W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Funk Island Bank - northern half

Issued 3:30 PM NDT 29 April 2016

'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 29 April 2016 Tonight and Saturday At 3:30 p.m. NDT today low 978 mb located north of Belle Isle Bank.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Saturday low 991 mb located east of Belle Isle
Bank.

At 3:30 p.m. NDT today ridge located south of Nova Scotia.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Saturday quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
east-west over the southern Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:32 PM NDT 29 April 2016 A low pressure system north of Belle Isle Bank will move southward
tonight and then eastward while weakening on Saturday. Strong to gale
force west to southwesterlies will develop over most waters today as
this system approaches.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, East Coast - north of Cape St.
Francis, Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank and Funk Island Bank.

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