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Funk Island Bank

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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 22 April 2024

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to south 10 to 15 knots this afternoon and to southwest 25 this evening except southwest 35 over northern sections Tuesday. Wind diminishing to southwest 15 to 20 Tuesday evening.

Showers or flurries tonight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 22 April 2024
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 late overnight and to 3 to 5 Tuesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 22 April 2024
Wednesday Wind southwest 25 knots backing to southeast 25 in the morning.
Thursday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots becoming southwest 25.
Friday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 21 April 2024 Today Tonight and Monday Bergy water.  

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Ice Forecasts

Funk Island Bank

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 21 April 2024 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from 5117N 5728W to 5127N 5644W to
Newfoundland near 5122N 5637W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4934N 5429W to
5238N 5222W to 5515N 5156W to 5641N 5703W to 6005N 5856W to 6200N
5854W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

Ice Forecasts

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 21 April 2024 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from 5117N 5728W to 5127N 5644W to
Newfoundland near 5122N 5637W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4934N 5429W to
5238N 5222W to 5515N 5156W to 5641N 5703W to 6005N 5856W to 6200N
5854W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Funk Island Bank

Issued 2:30 PM EDT 21 April 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4729N 5245W to 4805N 4945W to 5155N 4710W to 5445N 4940W to 5445N
4940W to 5625N 4855W then eastward.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5013N 6130W to Newfoundland near 4905N 5804W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs except 10 to 25 icebergs northwest of the
iceberg limit.

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 2:30 PM EDT 21 April 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4729N 5245W to 4805N 4945W to 5155N 4710W to 5445N 4940W to 5445N
4940W to 5625N 4855W then eastward.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5013N 6130W to Newfoundland near 4905N 5804W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Funk Island Bank

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 22 April 2024

'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 10:00 AM NDT 22 April 2024 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:00 a.m. NDT today intensifying low 996 mb located over the
Quebec Lower North Shore.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Tuesday low 986 mb located over Labrador Coast.

At 10:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located south of Newfoundland.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Tuesday ridge located on a line east-west over
the southern Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:47 AM NDT 22 April 2024 An intensifying low pressure system over the Quebec Lower North Shore
will intensify as it tracks northeast across Labrador today and
tonight. Gale force west to southwesterly winds will spread across
northern and western waters today and Tuesday with this system.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, Northeast Coast, 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, Northeast Coast, and
Belle Isle Bank.

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