Funk Island Bank - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 06 March 2015

Tonight and Saturday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots becoming southwest 25 near noon Saturday.

Flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 14 to minus 7 rising to minus 5 Saturday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 06 March 2015
Tonight and Saturday Outside the ice edge seas 3 to 4 metres building to 4 to 6 this evening then subsiding to 3 to 4 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 06 March 2015
Sunday Wind west 20 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Tuesday Wind west 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 6 March 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday 8 tenths of first-year ice.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Funk Island Bank - western half

Issued 10:00 AM EST 6 March 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4650N 5250W to 4715N 4600W
to 5205N 4820W to 5645N 5600W to 5800N 5700W then northward. Sea ice
north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

8 tenths of first-year ice.

Ice Forecasts

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 10:00 AM EST 6 March 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4650N 5250W to 4715N 4600W
to 5205N 4820W to 5645N 5600W to 5800N 5700W then northward. Sea ice
north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Funk Island Bank

Issued 11:00 AM EST 6 March 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 6 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4637N 5307W to 4700N 4615W to 5000N 4530W to 5100N 4515W to 5200N
4630W to 6000N 5800W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 6 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5118N 5831W to Newfoundland near 5033N 5719W.

Iceberg Count

26 to 50 icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 11:00 AM EST 6 March 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 6 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4637N 5307W to 4700N 4615W to 5000N 4530W to 5100N 4515W to 5200N
4630W to 6000N 5800W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 6 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5118N 5831W to Newfoundland near 5033N 5719W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Funk Island Bank

Issued 8:00 PM NST 06 March 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 06 March 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 6 March 2015 Tonight and Saturday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight departing trough located east of Belle
Isle Bank.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight high located over the Maritimes.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Saturday high located east of the Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:50 PM NST 6 March 2015 A trough of low pressure east of the Belle Isle Bank will continue to
move away from the marine district tonight. As a result, gale to
storm force northwesterlies over northern waters will start to
diminish tonight.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Belle Isle Bank - northeastern half. Gale warnings are in effect for
Belle Isle Bank - southwestern half and Funk Island Bank.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters.

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