Funk Island Bank - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 21 April 2015

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Wind north 25 knots diminishing to north 15 to 20 Wednesday morning then veering to northeast 15 Wednesday evening.

A few showers and fog patches beginning Wednesday morning.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water occasional freezing spray ending this morning. Occasional freezing spray tonight.

Temperatures minus 6 to minus 1 rising to plus 2 Wednesday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 21 April 2015
Today Tonight and Wednesday Outside the ice edge seas 6 to 8 metres subsiding to 4 to 6 near midnight and to 3 to 4 Wednesday morning. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 21 April 2015
Thursday Wind east 15 to 20 knots.
Friday Wind southeast 15 knots.
Saturday Wind southeast 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 20 April 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday 8 tenths of first-year ice.  

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Ice Forecasts

Funk Island Bank - western half

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 20 April 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 4840N 5300W to 4620N 4640W to 4745N 4515W to
4825N 4740W to 5500N 5300W to 5600N 5630W to 5800N 5730W 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 EDT 20 April 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 4840N 5300W to 4620N 4640W to 4745N 4515W to
4825N 4740W to 5500N 5300W to 5600N 5630W to 5800N 5730W 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 EDT 20 April 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4637N 5331W to 4430N 4745W to 4430N 4600W to 4545N 3615W to 4700N
3615W to 5000N 3745W to 5130N 3845W to 6000N 5500W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5107N 5837W to Newfoundland near 5028N 5728W.

Iceberg Count

More than 100 icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 20 April 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4637N 5331W to 4430N 4745W to 4430N 4600W to 4545N 3615W to 4700N
3615W to 5000N 3745W to 5130N 3845W to 6000N 5500W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5107N 5837W to Newfoundland near 5028N 5728W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Funk Island Bank - western half

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 21 April 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 3:00 AM NDT 21 April 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today low 978 mb located east of the Grand Banks.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday departing low 990 mb located east of
the Grand Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
western Newfoundland.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over central Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:00 AM NDT 21 April 2015 A low pressure system will remain nearly stationary east of the Grand
Banks today, then weaken and move out to sea on Wednesday. Gale to
storm force northerly winds are expected over eastern waters near the
low.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings in effect for the
Northern Grand Banks - eastern half and the Southeastern Grand Banks
eastern half. Gale warnings are in effect for Funk Island Bank -
eastern half, Northern Grand Banks - western half and the
Southeastern Grand Banks - western half.

Marine interests are also advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for Funk Island Bank - western half.

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