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Funk Island Bank

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NDT 24 April 2024

Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 25 knots increasing to south 35 late overnight then diminishing to southwest 25 near noon Thursday.

Rain and fog ending near noon Thursday.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 24 April 2024
Tonight and Thursday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 Thursday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 24 April 2024
Friday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Sunday Wind northeast 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 24 April 2024 Today Tonight and Thursday Bergy water.  

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Ice Forecasts

Funk Island Bank

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 24 April 2024 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from 5117N 5728W to 5131N 5623W to
Newfoundland near 5128N 5619W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4934N 5429W to
5249N 5130W to 5518N 5150W to 5641N 5703W to 5903N 5824W 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 24 April 2024 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from 5117N 5728W to 5131N 5623W to
Newfoundland near 5128N 5619W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4934N 5429W to
5249N 5130W to 5518N 5150W to 5641N 5703W to 5903N 5824W 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 3:28 PM EDT 24 April 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4729N 5245W to 4805N 4945W to 5115N 4635W to 5615N 5010W to 5740N
5210W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 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 3:28 PM EDT 24 April 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4729N 5245W to 4805N 4945W to 5115N 4635W to 5615N 5010W to 5740N
5210W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 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 8:00 PM NDT 24 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 8:00 PM NDT 24 April 2024 Tonight and Thursday At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight low 1002 mb located over Laurentian Fan.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Thursday low 997 mb located over southern
Labrador Sea.

At 10:00 a.m. NDT Thursday low 1000 mb located over Anticosti
Island.
By 8:00 p.m. NDT Thursday dissipating low 1004 mb located over
the Strait of Belle Isle.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:49 PM NDT 24 April 2024 A low pressure system over Laurentian Fan will track northeastward
To lie over Southern Labrador Sea by Thursday afternoon. Strong to
gale force southerlies can be expected over eastern waters as the low
tracks northward.

A second low will develop over Anticosti Island Thursday morning and
track through the gulf before merging with the first low Thursday
evening. Strong to gale force southwesterlies will develop over Gulf
waters Thursday morning.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Southwest Coast, Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank, and
Southeastern Grand Banks.

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