Funk Island Bank

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NDT 21 March 2019

Tonight and Friday.

Wind southwest 15 knots increasing to southwest 25 near midnight then backing to southeast 25 Friday evening.

Temperatures near minus 2.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 21 March 2019

Funk Island Bank - eastern half

Tonight and Friday. Outside the ice edge seas 2 to 3 metres.

Funk Island Bank - western half

Tonight and Friday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 Friday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 21 March 2019
Saturday Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots diminishing to southwest 25 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots.
Monday Wind west 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 21 March 2019 Today Tonight and Friday 1 tenth first-year ice except patches of 3 tenths first-year ice in the northeastern section.  

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Ice Forecasts

Funk Island Bank

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 21 March 2019 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from near 4650N 5540W to 4620N 5245W to 4835N
5140W to 4710N 4800W to 4315N 5030W to 4235N 4840W to 4720N 4500W to
4820N 4505W to 4915N 4715W to 5050N 4750W to 5520N 5200W to 5625N
5710W to 5800N 5830W then northward. Sea ice is north then west of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

1 tenth first-year ice except patches of 3 tenths first-year ice in
the northeastern section.

Ice Forecasts

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 21 March 2019 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from near 4650N 5540W to 4620N 5245W to 4835N
5140W to 4710N 4800W to 4315N 5030W to 4235N 4840W to 4720N 4500W to
4820N 4505W to 4915N 4715W to 5050N 4750W to 5520N 5200W to 5625N
5710W to 5800N 5830W then northward. Sea ice is north then west of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Funk Island Bank

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 21 March 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4640N 5310W to 4220N 5000W to 4220N 4840W to 4610N 4220W to 4900N
4220W to 5400N 4835W to 5650N 5400W to 6000N 5930W to 6200N 5630W to
5740N 4820W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5045N 5925W to Newfoundland near 4945N 5745W.

Iceberg Count

More than 100 icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 21 March 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4640N 5310W to 4220N 5000W to 4220N 4840W to 4610N 4220W to 4900N
4220W to 5400N 4835W to 5650N 5400W to 6000N 5930W to 6200N 5630W to
5740N 4820W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5045N 5925W to Newfoundland near 4945N 5745W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM NDT 21 March 2019 Tonight and Friday At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight ridge located on a line east-west over
the southern Grand Banks.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Friday departing ridge located east of the
Grand Banks.

At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over Quebec.
By 8:00 p.m. NDT Friday trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over Labrador Sea.

At 10:00 a.m. NDT Friday low 991 mb located over New England.
By 8:00 p.m. NDT Friday low 979 mb located over Maine.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:56 PM NDT 21 March 2019 A trough will approach Labrador from the west overnight tonight.
Strong to gale force southwesterly winds are forecast to develop over
northern and western waters tonight ahead of this feature.

A low pressure system will approach the Maritimes from the southwest
on Friday. Strong to gale force southeasterly winds are forecast to
develop over southern waters Friday afternoon.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Northeast Coast and Funk Island Bank.

Marine interests are also advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for Belle Isle Bank.

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