Funk Island Bank

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 26 March 2019

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind west 30 knots except west 15 over southern sections. Wind diminishing to southwest 25 late this afternoon except variable 10 to 15 over southern sections. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 Wednesday afternoon.

Flurries ending Wednesday morning.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 8 to minus 4.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 26 March 2019
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Outside the ice edge seas 2 to 3 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 26 March 2019
Thursday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots.
Friday Wind southwest 25 knots.
Saturday Wind southwest 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 March 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday Bergy water except 2 tenths first-year ice in the extreme northwestern section.  

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Ice Forecasts

Funk Island Bank

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 March 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4810N 5255W to 5100N 4930W
to 5400N 4930W to 5545N 5315W to 5620N 5600W to 5800N 5730W 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 EDT 26 March 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4810N 5255W to 5100N 4930W
to 5400N 4930W to 5545N 5315W to 5620N 5600W to 5800N 5730W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Funk Island Bank

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 26 March 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4640N 5310W to 4110N 5140W to 4045N 4920W to 4615N 4145W to 5020N
4050W to 5620N 5315W to 5630N 5335W to 6000N 5830W to 6120N 5600W
then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5037N 5928W to Newfoundland near 4942N 5754W.

Iceberg Count

More than 100 icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 26 March 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4640N 5310W to 4110N 5140W to 4045N 4920W to 4615N 4145W to 5020N
4050W to 5620N 5315W to 5630N 5335W to 6000N 5830W to 6120N 5600W
then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5037N 5928W to Newfoundland near 4942N 5754W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Funk Island Bank

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 26 March 2019

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 10:00 AM NDT 26 March 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:00 a.m. NDT today low 998 mb located east of Belle Isle Bank.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT today low 984 mb located southeast of Greenland.

At 10:00 a.m. NDT today trough located over the Gulf of
St. Lawrence.
By 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight trough located over Belle Isle Bank.

By 3:30 p.m. NDT today quasi-stationary trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over the southern Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:42 AM NDT 26 March 2019 A low east of Belle Isle Bank will continue to move northeastward
today to lie southeast of Greenland this afternoon. Strong to gale
force westerlies will continue today in its wake.

A trough will move to lie over the Southern Grand Banks this
afternoon and will remain quasi-stationary for the remainder of the
forecast period. Strong to gale force northeasterlies will develop
north of this feature Wednesday morning.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Belle Isle Bank and the Southern Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except the Strait of Belle Isle, South Coast,
East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south, and the Southern Grand
Banks.

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