Funk Island Bank

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 21 February 2019

Tonight and Friday.

Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 late overnight then increasing to northwest 25 Friday afternoon.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 15 to minus 7.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 21 February 2019
Tonight and Friday. Outside the ice edge seas 4 to 6 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 21 February 2019
Saturday Wind northwest 25 knots increasing to northwest 35 to 45 in the morning.
Sunday Wind northwest 35 knots.
Monday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 February 2019 Today Tonight and Friday 2 tenths first-year ice except 7 tenths first-year ice in the western section.  

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Ice Forecasts

Funk Island Bank

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 February 2019 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4630N 5530W to 4650N 5445W
to 4615N 5320W to 4625N 5250W to 4740N 5210W to 4725N 4955W to 4625N
4725W to 4715N 4700W to 4915N 4945W to 5050N 4910W to 5420N 5235W to
5535N 5605W to 5800N 5815W then northward. Sea ice north and west of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

2 tenths first-year ice except 7 tenths first-year ice in the
western section.

Ice Forecasts

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 February 2019 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4630N 5530W to 4650N 5445W
to 4615N 5320W to 4625N 5250W to 4740N 5210W to 4725N 4955W to 4625N
4725W to 4715N 4700W to 4915N 4945W to 5050N 4910W to 5420N 5235W to
5535N 5605W to 5800N 5815W then northward. Sea ice north and west of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Funk Island Bank

Issued 11:00 AM EST 21 February 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4720N 5250W to 4655N 4725W to 4900N 4625W to 5235N 4700W to 5700N
5400W to 6040N 5945W to 6325N 5535W to 5700N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Feb estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5150N 5615W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs except 26 to 50 icebergs north and west of the
iceberg limit.

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 11:00 AM EST 21 February 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4720N 5250W to 4655N 4725W to 4900N 4625W to 5235N 4700W to 5700N
5400W to 6040N 5945W to 6325N 5535W to 5700N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Feb estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5150N 5615W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Funk Island Bank

Issued 8:00 PM NST 21 February 2019

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.

Warnings (Ended)

Gale warning ended

Funk Island Bank

Issued 8:00 PM NST 21 February 2019
Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM NST 21 February 2019 Tonight and Friday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight departing low 954 mb located east of
Greenland.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight low 998 mb located southwest of Laurentian
Fan.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Friday low 964 mb located southeast of the
Grand Banks.

By 3:30 p.m. NST Friday approaching trough located over southern
Labrador Sea.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Friday weakening ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:57 PM NST 21 February 2019 A trough of low pressure will develop over the Labrador Sea on Friday
and then begin to move southeastwards. Gale force northwesterlies are
expected to develop over northern waters ahead of this feature Friday
evening.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warnings is in effect for
Belle Isle Bank.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except Strait of Belle Isle and Northeast Coast
which are mainly ice covered and the Southeastern Grand Banks.

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