Funk Island Bank

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 19 January 2018

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 25 this evening then diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 Saturday morning. Wind backing to southwest 20 Saturday evening.

Snow beginning Saturday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray over northwestern sections tonight and Saturday morning.

Temperatures minus 2 to plus 2 falling to minus 8 to minus 2 this evening then rising to minus 3 to zero Saturday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 19 January 2018
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 2 metres building to 3 to 4 near midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 19 January 2018
Sunday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots increasing to west 25 to 35 in the morning.
Monday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 January 2018 Today Tonight and Friday Ice free.  

[ Canadian Ice Service ]

Stay connected

ATOM

Weather Conditions

Skip Image

Zoom-in to make a selection

Map of Atlantic - Labrador marine weather areas Cape Kakkiviak Cape Kiglapait Cartwright Airport CFB Goose Bay Hopedale Mary's Harbour Nain Airport Saglek Tukialik Bay Kangiqsualujjuaq Airport Makkovik Airport
Legend:
buoy Buoy
land station Land Station
Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Funk Island Bank

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 January 2018 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5325W to
Newfoundland near 4900N 5340W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4925N 5420W to
4945N 5430W to 4940N 5450W to Newfoundland near 4930N 5510W. Sea ice
south of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5040N 5610W to 5105N
5245W to 5455N 5250W to 5610N 5605W to 5800N 5720W then northwards.
Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Ice Forecasts

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 January 2018 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5325W to
Newfoundland near 4900N 5340W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4925N 5420W to
4945N 5430W to 4940N 5450W to Newfoundland near 4930N 5510W. Sea ice
south of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5040N 5610W to 5105N
5245W to 5455N 5250W to 5610N 5605W to 5800N 5720W then northwards.
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 18 January 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5400N 5718W to 5400N 5200W to 5500N 5200W to 5700N 5300W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 11:00 AM EST 18 January 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5400N 5718W to 5400N 5200W to 5500N 5200W to 5700N 5300W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Funk Island Bank

Issued 10:00 AM NST 19 January 2018

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 10:00 AM NST 19 January 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:00 a.m. NST today deepening low 989 mb located south of
Laurentian Fan.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Saturday departing low 979 mb located east of
the Marine District.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today trough from 989 mb low located on a line
northeast-southwest over the southern Grand Banks.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Saturday departing trough from low located east
of the Grand Banks.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today low 985 mb located east of Belle Isle Bank.
By 3:30 p.m. NST today quasi-stationary trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over Labrador Sea.

At 10:00 a.m. NST Saturday approaching low 986 mb located over
central Quebec.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:53 AM NST 19 January 2018 A trough of low pressure ahead of an approaching low pressure system
south of the Laurentian Fan will cross the Grand Banks today. The low
will track northeastward across the Southern Grand Banks this
evening. Strong to gale force southwesterlies to the south of the
trough shift to strong northeasterlies to its north. Winds will shift
to gale force northerlies as the low moves across the district, then
diminish overnight as it departs.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, East Coast, Northeast Coast, Belle
Isle Bank, and Funk Island Bank.

Atlantic - Labrador Area

Another Region

What we are doing

Date modified: