Funk Island Bank

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 24 January 2018

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind variable 15 knots increasing to southeast 35 this morning and to southeast 45 this afternoon. Wind diminishing to southwest 25 near midnight then increasing to southwest 25 to 35 Thursday morning. Wind increasing to southwest 35 to 45 Thursday afternoon then diminishing to southwest 25 to 35 Thursday evening.

Snow changing to rain and fog patches this afternoon then to flurries overnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow and in fog patches.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray over western sections Thursday afternoon and evening.

Temperatures minus 2 rising to plus 3 this evening then falling to minus 4 to zero Thursday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 24 January 2018
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 4 to 6 metres building to 6 to 8 early this evening then subsiding to 4 to 6 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 24 January 2018
Friday Wind west 25 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 20 knots.
Sunday Wind southwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 23 January 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday Open water except 1 tenth of grey ice in the extreme northwestern section.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Funk Island Bank

Issued 10:00 AM EST 23 January 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5300W to 4935N 5320W
to 5015N 5425W to 4950N 5210W to 5400N 5140W to 5720N 5735W to 5800N
5830W then northwards. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 1 tenth of grey ice in the extreme northwestern
section.

Ice Forecasts

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 10:00 AM EST 23 January 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5300W to 4935N 5320W
to 5015N 5425W to 4950N 5210W to 5400N 5140W to 5720N 5735W to 5800N
5830W then northwards. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Funk Island Bank

Issued 11:00 AM EST 23 January 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5320N 5550W to 5330N 5130W to 5500N 5130W to 5700N 5300W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 11:00 AM EST 23 January 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5320N 5550W to 5330N 5130W to 5500N 5130W to 5700N 5300W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Funk Island Bank

Issued 03:00 AM NST 24 January 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Funk Island Bank

Issued 03:00 AM NST 24 January 2018

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 24 January 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday At 3:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Belle Isle Bank.
By 10:00 a.m. NST today departing ridge located northeast of the
Marine District.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today deepening low 988 mb located over northern
New Brunswick.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Thursday low 970 mb located northeast of Lake
Melville.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:48 AM NST 24 January 2018 A deepening low pressure system is expected to track through the Gulf
of St. Lawrence this morning and across Southeastern Labrador this
evening. Strong to gale force southeasterlies ahead of the low will
veer to gale to storm force southwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Belle Isle Bank. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining
waters.

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

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