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Funk Island Bank

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 03 March 2024

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 25 knots veering to northwest 25 near midnight then increasing to northwest 35 Monday afternoon.

Showers beginning this afternoon changing to flurries near midnight.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray beginning near midnight.

Temperatures minus 3 rising to plus 2 this morning then falling to minus 10 to minus 4 near midnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 03 March 2024
Today Tonight and Monday. Outside the ice edge seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 Monday morning and to 5 to 7 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 03 March 2024
Tuesday Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to northwest 25 in the morning and to variable 15 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind southwest 20 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 2 March 2024 Today Tonight and Sunday Bergy water except 2 tenths first-year ice in the extreme northern section.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Funk Island Bank

Issued 10:00 AM EST 2 March 2024 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4806N 5251W to 5031N 4957W
to 5334N 4936W to 5808N 5730W to 6006N 5831W to 6200N 5653W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 2 tenths first-year ice in the extreme northern
section.

Ice Forecasts

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 10:00 AM EST 2 March 2024 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4806N 5251W to 5031N 4957W
to 5334N 4936W to 5808N 5730W to 6006N 5831W to 6200N 5653W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Funk Island Bank

Issued 2:04 PM EST 2 March 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 3 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4645N 5305W to 4730N 4635W to 4830N 4555W to 5620N 5225W to 5815N
5645W to 5835N 5005W to 5635N 4510W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 3 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5112N 5850W to Newfoundland near 4955N 5741W.

Iceberg Count

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

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 2:04 PM EST 2 March 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 3 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4645N 5305W to 4730N 4635W to 4830N 4555W to 5620N 5225W to 5815N
5645W to 5835N 5005W to 5635N 4510W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 3 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5112N 5850W to Newfoundland near 4955N 5741W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Funk Island Bank

Issued 03:00 AM NST 03 March 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Funk Island Bank

Issued 03:00 AM NST 03 March 2024

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 3:00 AM NST 3 March 2024 Today Tonight and Monday At 3:00 a.m. NST today trough located over northern Labrador Coast.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Monday trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over the East Coast of Newfoundland.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today ridge located southwest of the Grand Banks.
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight departing ridge located southeast of the
Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:50 AM NST 3 March 2024 A trough of low pressure approaching from the north will sweep across
the marine district tonight and Monday. Strong to gale force
northwesterlies will spread across northern waters in the wake of the
trough.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Belle Isle Bank and Funk Island Bank.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except Southwest Coast, South Coast, and the
Southern Grand Banks.

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