Funk Island Bank

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 26 May 2018

Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind east 25 knots backing to north 25 after midnight then increasing to northwest 35 Sunday morning.

Flurries or showers. Fog patches forming this evening and dissipating near noon Sunday.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 26 May 2018

Funk Island Bank - northwestern half

Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 2 to 3 metres.

Funk Island Bank - southeastern half

Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 Sunday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 26 May 2018
Monday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 in the morning and to variable 10 to 15 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind southeast 25 knots increasing to southeast 35.
Wednesday Wind southeast 35 knots becoming west 25 to 35.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 May 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday Bergy water.  

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Ice Forecasts

Funk Island Bank

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 May 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5100N 5550W to 5045N
5455W to 5120N 5140W to 5510N 5250W to 5800N 5730W then northward.
Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Quebec near 5125N 5710W to
Newfoundland near 5110N 5650W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

Ice Forecasts

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 May 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5100N 5550W to 5045N
5455W to 5120N 5140W to 5510N 5250W to 5800N 5730W then northward.
Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Quebec near 5125N 5710W to
Newfoundland near 5110N 5650W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Funk Island Bank

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 26 May 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4651N 5409W to 4600N 5345W to 4500N 4715W to 4515N 4645W to 4715N
4515W to 4800N 4515W to 5300N 4745W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 May estimated from Quebec near
5015N 6001W to Newfoundland near 4920N 5813W.

Iceberg Count

More than 100 icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 26 May 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4651N 5409W to 4600N 5345W to 4500N 4715W to 4515N 4645W to 4715N
4515W to 4800N 4515W to 5300N 4745W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 May estimated from Quebec near
5015N 6001W to Newfoundland near 4920N 5813W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Funk Island Bank

Issued 3:30 PM NDT 26 May 2018

'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 3:30 PM NDT 26 May 2018 Tonight and Sunday At 3:30 p.m. NDT today low 1003 mb located south of Newfoundland.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Sunday low 994 mb located east of the Marine
District.

At 3:30 p.m. NDT today trough from 1003 mb low located on a line
northeast-southwest over eastern Newfoundland.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Sunday trough from 994 mb low located east of
the Marine District.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT Sunday approaching ridge located over the
Maritimes.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:18 PM NDT 26 May 2018 A low pressure system south of Newfoundland will track eastward
across the district tonight, then intensify as it moves away to the
east on Sunday. Strong to gale force northwesterlies will develop
over eastern waters Sunday morning in the wake of the low.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Funk Island Bank and Northern Grand Banks.

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