Funk Island Bank

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 16 December 2018

Today Tonight and Monday.

Wind northwest 30 knots diminishing to northwest 20 late overnight and to variable 15 Monday morning.

Flurries ending this evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Temperatures minus 2 to plus 2.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 16 December 2018
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 near noon Monday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 16 December 2018
Tuesday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots.
Wednesday Wind south 25 knots increasing to west 25 to 35.
Thursday Wind west 35 to 45 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 December 2018 Today Tonight and Monday Ice free.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Funk Island Bank

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 December 2018 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4810N 5330W to 4825N
5300W to Newfoundland near 4835N 5300W. Sea ice west of the ice
edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5310W to
4915N 5320W to 4950N 5405W to Newfoundland near 5000N 5530W. Sea ice
south of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5000N 5540W to 5205N
5445W to 5420N 5525W to 5600N 5910W to 5715N 6040W to 5725N 5920W to
5800N 5910W then eastward. Sea ice west and north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Ice Forecasts

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 December 2018 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4810N 5330W to 4825N
5300W to Newfoundland near 4835N 5300W. Sea ice west of the ice
edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5310W to
4915N 5320W to 4950N 5405W to Newfoundland near 5000N 5530W. Sea ice
south of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5000N 5540W to 5205N
5445W to 5420N 5525W to 5600N 5910W to 5715N 6040W to 5725N 5920W to
5800N 5910W then eastward. Sea ice west and north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Funk Island Bank

Issued 11:00 AM EST 16 December 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5300N 5553W to 5300N 5200W to 5415N 5200W to 5730N 5700W to
6000N 5900W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 11:00 AM EST 16 December 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5300N 5553W to 5300N 5200W to 5415N 5200W to 5730N 5700W to
6000N 5900W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM NST 16 December 2018 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:00 a.m. NST today ridge located over New Brunswick.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Monday ridge located from the East Coast of
Newfoundland to the Grand Banks.

By 3:00 a.m. NST Monday approaching low 996 mb located south of
the Maritimes.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:54 AM NST 16 December 2018 A low pressure system will approach from the southwest on Monday.
Strong to gale force southeasterlies are expected to develop over
southern waters late in the day on Monday ahead of the low.

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

Marine interests are also advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle.

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