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Funk Island Bank

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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 06 February 2023

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 35 to 45 knots except northwest 15 over northwestern sections today. Wind diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 this afternoon then veering to north 15 to 20 near midnight. Wind north 15 to 20 Tuesday.

Periods of rain or snow becoming snow this evening and ending Tuesday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Risk of freezing spray overnight and Tuesday.

Temperatures minus 6 to plus 2.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 05 February 2023
Tonight and Monday. Seas 6 to 8 metres subsiding to 3 to 5 near midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 06 February 2023
Wednesday Wind northeast 15 to 20 knots increasing to northeast 25 to 35 in the morning then becoming northwest 25 late in the day.
Thursday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 5 February 2023 Today Tonight and Monday Bergy water.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Funk Island Bank

Issued 10:00 AM EST 5 February 2023 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4842N 5305W to 4933N
5332W to 5015N 5520W to 5325N 5207W to 5514N 5250W to 5623N 5715W to
5803N 5746W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 6120N 5739W to 6200N 5721W then
northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

Ice Forecasts

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 10:00 AM EST 5 February 2023 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4842N 5305W to 4933N
5332W to 5015N 5520W to 5325N 5207W to 5514N 5250W to 5623N 5715W to
5803N 5746W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 6120N 5739W to 6200N 5721W 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 EST 5 February 2023

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 6 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
5025N 5635W to 4910N 4800W to 5055N 4640W to 5830N 5550W to 6005N
5015W to 5740N 4610W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 6 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5110N 5845W to Newfoundland near 5022N 5725W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs north of the
iceberg limit.

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 2:30 PM EST 5 February 2023

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 6 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
5025N 5635W to 4910N 4800W to 5055N 4640W to 5830N 5550W to 6005N
5015W to 5740N 4610W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 6 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5110N 5845W to Newfoundland near 5022N 5725W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Funk Island Bank

Issued 03:00 AM NST 06 February 2023

'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 3:00 AM NST 6 February 2023 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 3:00 a.m. NST today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over Newfoundland.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Tuesday trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Grand Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. NST Tuesday approaching low 978 mb located south of
Nova Scotia.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today ridge located over Quebec.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Tuesday ridge located on a line east-west over
Belle Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:48 AM NST 6 February 2023 A trough of low pressure over Newfoundland will continue eastward to
lie over the Grand Banks by Tuesday morning. Strong to gale force
southwesterlies ahead of the trough diminish to moderate to strong
north to northwesterlies in its wake.

On Tuesday a low pressure system will approach from the southwest.
Strong to gale force northeasterlies and southerlies will develop
over southern waters with this system.

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

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Gulf waters, Southwest Coast, East Coast - north of Cape
St. Francis, and Belle Isle Bank.

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