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Funk Island Bank

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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 02 March 2024

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 25 to 35 knots becoming west 25 this evening. Wind west 25 Sunday.

Flurries ending overnight. Flurries Sunday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray ending after midnight.

Temperatures minus 8 to minus 3 rising to plus 2 Sunday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 01 March 2024
Tonight and Saturday. Outside the ice edge seas 3 to 5 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 02 March 2024
Monday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Tuesday Wind west 25 knots.
Wednesday Wind southwest 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 1 March 2024 Today Tonight and Saturday Bergy water except 2 tenths first-year ice in the extreme northwestern section.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Funk Island Bank

Issued 10:00 AM EST 1 March 2024 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4806N 5251W to 5031N 4957W
to 5334N 4936W to 5812N 5805W to 6011N 5858W 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
northwestern section.

Ice Forecasts

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 10:00 AM EST 1 March 2024 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4806N 5251W to 5031N 4957W
to 5334N 4936W to 5812N 5805W to 6011N 5858W 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 1:30 PM EST 1 March 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 2 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4645N 5305W to 4725N 4645W to 4900N 4710W to 5300N 4855W to 5815N
5730W to 5835N 5005W to 5635N 4510W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 2 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 1:30 PM EST 1 March 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 2 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4645N 5305W to 4725N 4645W to 4900N 4710W to 5300N 4855W to 5815N
5730W to 5835N 5005W to 5635N 4510W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 2 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 02 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 02 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 2 March 2024 Today Tonight and Sunday At 3:00 a.m. NST today trough located east of the Grand Banks.
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight departing trough located east of the
Marine District.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today ridge located south of the Maritimes.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Sunday ridge located south of the Grand Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. NST Sunday approaching low 1008 mb located over
Labrador Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:51 AM NST 2 March 2024 A trough of low pressure east of the Grand Banks will depart the
marine district today. Strong to gale force westerlies winds over
most waters will gradually diminish today over most waters as a ridge
of high pressure builds eastward across the marine district.

A low pressure system will approach the marine district from the
northwest on Sunday. Meanwhile, the ridge will become nearly
stationary south of the marine district. Strong to gale force
northwesterly winds will develop over northern waters Sunday evening
between these two features.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Strait of Belle Isle and the Southern Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all regions with open water except the Southern Grand
Banks.

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