Funk Island Bank - southeastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 13 February 2016

Tonight and Sunday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind east 35 to 45 knots veering to south 35 to 45 after midnight then diminishing to southwest 25 early Sunday morning. Wind veering to northwest 25 late Sunday morning then diminishing to northwest 15 early Sunday evening.

Snow changing to a few flurries near noon Sunday. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures minus 6 to zero rising to zero to plus 5 overnight then falling to minus 6 to zero near noon Sunday.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 13 February 2016
Tonight and Sunday Outside the ice edge seas 2 to 3 metres building to 4 to 6 late overnight then subsiding to 4 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 13 February 2016
Monday Wind west 25 knots increasing to west 35 to 45 in the morning.
Tuesday Wind west 35 knots diminishing to southwest 25.
Wednesday Wind south 45 to 55 knots.

Ice Forecast

Funk Island Bank - eastern half

Issued 1:55 PM EST 13 February 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday Bergy water. 

Funk Island Bank - western half

Issued 1:55 PM EST 13 February 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday Bergy water except 7 tenths of grey-white ice including 2 tenths of first-year ice in the western section.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Funk Island Bank - eastern half

Issued 1:55 PM EST 13 February 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5305W to 4805N 4950W
to 5325N 5040W to 5520N 5240W to 5630N 5545W to 5800N 5830W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

Ice Forecasts

Funk Island Bank - western half

Issued 1:55 PM EST 13 February 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5305W to 4805N 4950W
to 5325N 5040W to 5520N 5240W to 5630N 5545W to 5800N 5830W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 7 tenths of grey-white ice including 2 tenths of
first-year ice in the western section.

Ice Forecasts

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 1:55 PM EST 13 February 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5305W to 4805N 4950W
to 5325N 5040W to 5520N 5240W to 5630N 5545W to 5800N 5830W 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 13 February 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 13 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5259W to 4400N 4915W to 4400N 4745W to 4700N 4500W to 4745N
4515W to 5300N 4915W to 5700N 5400W then eastward.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 13 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5036N 5931W to Newfoundland near 4943N 5753W.

Iceberg Count

10 to 25 icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 11:00 AM EST 13 February 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 13 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5259W to 4400N 4915W to 4400N 4745W to 4700N 4500W to 4745N
4515W to 5300N 4915W to 5700N 5400W then eastward.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 13 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5036N 5931W to Newfoundland near 4943N 5753W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Funk Island Bank - southeastern half

Issued 8:00 PM NST 13 February 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 8:00 PM NST 13 February 2016 Tonight and Sunday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight low 986 mb located over the Avalon
Peninsula.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Sunday low 963 mb located northeast of Belle
Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 8:01 PM NST 13 February 2016 An intense low pressure system near the Avalon Peninsula will
continue to track northeastward to lie northeast of Belle Isle Bank
Sunday afternoon. Gale force northeasterlies ahead of the low will
spread to northern waters tonight. Gale to storm force southerlies to
the right of the low's track will diminish to strong to gale force
southwesterlies this evening. Winds will shift to strong to gale
force northwesterlies over northern waters as the low departs the
district late Sunday.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
the Southeastern Grand Banks. Gale warnings are in effect for all
remaining waters except Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, South
Coast - Cape St. Mary's and east and Northeast Coast.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, Southwest Coast, East
Coast - north of Cape St. Francis, Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank
and Funk Island Bank - northwestern half.

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