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Funk Island Bank

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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 25 February 2024

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 35 to 45 knots diminishing to southwest 20 near noon then increasing to west 30 this evening. Wind diminishing to northwest 20 overnight then backing to southwest 10 to 15 Monday morning.

Rain and fog ending near noon. Flurries this afternoon and tonight. Periods of snow Monday evening.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray over western sections tonight and Monday morning.

Temperatures plus 4 falling to minus 6 to minus 2 this afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 24 February 2024
Tonight and Sunday. Outside the ice edge seas 3 to 5 metres building to 5 to 7 late overnight then subsiding to 3 to 5 near noon Sunday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 25 February 2024
Tuesday Wind west 15 to 20 knots increasing to west 25 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots.
Thursday Wind southwest 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 24 February 2024 Today Tonight and Sunday Bergy water except 3 tenths first-year ice in the western section.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Funk Island Bank

Issued 10:00 AM EST 24 February 2024 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4806N 5251W to 4842N 5008W
to 5500N 5049W to 5724N 5723W to 6011N 5858W to 6200N 5653W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 3 tenths first-year ice in the western section.

Ice Forecasts

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 10:00 AM EST 24 February 2024 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4806N 5251W to 4842N 5008W
to 5500N 5049W to 5724N 5723W 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 24 February 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4645N 5305W to 4720N 4955W to 5000N 4730W to 5300N 4900W to 5530N
5140W to 5815N 5730W to 5935N 5305W to 5635N 4510W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Feb 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 24 February 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4645N 5305W to 4720N 4955W to 5000N 4730W to 5300N 4900W to 5530N
5140W to 5815N 5730W to 5935N 5305W to 5635N 4510W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Feb 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 25 February 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 25 February 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 25 February 2024 Today Tonight and Monday At 3:00 a.m. NST today trough located on a line north-south over
Newfoundland.
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight departing trough located east of the
Grand Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today ridge located west of the Maritimes.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Monday ridge located on a line east-west over
southern Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:38 AM NST 25 February 2024 A trough of low pressure over Newfoundland will track eastward across
the marine district today, departing to the east of the district by
this evening. Strong to gale force southerlies ahead of trough will
shift to strong to gale force west to northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
South Coast, East Coast, Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank, Funk
Island Bank, Northern Grand Banks, and Southwestern Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Gulf waters, Southwest Coast, East Coast - north of Cape
St. Francis, Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank, and Funk Island Bank.

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