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Funk Island Bank

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 09 February 2023

Today Tonight and Friday.

Wind northwest 25 knots backing to west 20 early this morning then veering to northwest 25 this afternoon. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 Friday afternoon and to light Friday evening.

Flurries beginning this morning and ending Friday afternoon.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning this afternoon and ending Friday evening.

Temperatures minus 2 to plus 2 falling to minus 8 to minus 4 this afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 08 February 2023
Tonight and Thursday. Seas 3 to 4 metres becoming 2 to 3 late overnight except 3 to 4 over eastern sections overnight and Thursday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 09 February 2023
Saturday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots becoming northwest 35 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots diminishing to northwest 25 to 35.
Monday Wind west 25 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 35.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 8 February 2023 Today Tonight and Thursday Bergy water.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Funk Island Bank

Issued 10:00 AM EST 8 February 2023 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4842N 5305W to 4933N 5332W
to 5013N 5512W to 5047N 5323W to 5324N 5057W to 5535N 5319W to 5617N
5558W to 5803N 5746W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

Ice Forecasts

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 10:00 AM EST 8 February 2023 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4842N 5305W to 4933N 5332W
to 5013N 5512W to 5047N 5323W to 5324N 5057W to 5535N 5319W to 5617N
5558W to 5803N 5746W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Funk Island Bank

Issued 1:30 PM EST 8 February 2023

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 9 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
5015N 5640W to 4910N 4935W to 5245N 4730W to 5830N 5550W to 6005N
5015W to 5740N 4610W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 9 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 1:30 PM EST 8 February 2023

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 9 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
5015N 5640W to 4910N 4935W to 5245N 4730W to 5830N 5550W to 6005N
5015W to 5740N 4610W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 9 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5110N 5845W to Newfoundland near 5022N 5725W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Funk Island Bank

Issued 03:00 AM NST 09 February 2023

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 9 February 2023 Today Tonight and Friday At 3:00 a.m. NST today low 978 mb located east of Funk Island Bank.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Friday low 990 mb located east of the Marine
District.

At 3:30 p.m. NST Friday approaching low 998 mb located over the
Maritimes.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today ridge located over the Maritimes.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Friday ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:59 AM NST 9 February 2023 A low pressure system east of the marine district will slowly
continue eastwards out to sea today and tonight. Meanwhile, a ridge
of high pressure will cross the marine district tonight and Friday.
Strong to gale force northwesterlies can be expected over most waters
between these two features.

A second low pressure system will approach from the southwest on
Friday. Strong to gale force southeasterlies can be expected over
southwestern waters ahead of the low late Friday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Gulf-Port au Port, Southwest Coast, Belle Isle Bank, and the Grand
Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except the Grand Banks.

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