Funk Island Bank

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 22 February 2019

Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 knots increasing to northwest 35 to 45 Saturday morning.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water moderate at times severe freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 15 to minus 7.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 22 February 2019
Tonight and Saturday. Outside the ice edge seas 3 to 4 metres building to 4 to 6 near noon Saturday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 22 February 2019
Sunday Wind northwest 35 knots.
Monday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35.
Tuesday Wind southwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 22 February 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday 3 tenths first-year ice except 9 tenths first-year ice in the western section.  

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Ice Forecasts

Funk Island Bank

Issued 10:00 AM EST 22 February 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4630N 5525W to 4650N 5440W
to 4615N 5320W to 4625N 5245W to 4720N 5225W to 4650N 4935W to 4715N
4710W to 4905N 4940W to 5050N 4910W to 5420N 5230W to 5640N 5715W to
5800N 5800W then northward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

3 tenths first-year ice except 9 tenths first-year ice in the
western section.

Ice Forecasts

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 10:00 AM EST 22 February 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4630N 5525W to 4650N 5440W
to 4615N 5320W to 4625N 5245W to 4720N 5225W to 4650N 4935W to 4715N
4710W to 4905N 4940W to 5050N 4910W to 5420N 5230W to 5640N 5715W to
5800N 5800W then northward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Funk Island Bank

Issued 11:00 AM EST 22 February 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4720N 5250W to 4635N 4825W to 4655N 4645W to 4900N 4625W to 5235N
4700W to 5700N 5400W to 6040N 5945W to 6325N 5535W to 5700N 4900W
then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Feb estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5144N 5628W to Newfoundland near 5127N 5614W.

Iceberg Count

26 to 50 icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 11:00 AM EST 22 February 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4720N 5250W to 4635N 4825W to 4655N 4645W to 4900N 4625W to 5235N
4700W to 5700N 5400W to 6040N 5945W to 6325N 5535W to 5700N 4900W
then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Feb estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5144N 5628W to Newfoundland near 5127N 5614W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Funk Island Bank

Issued 3:30 PM NST 22 February 2019

'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 3:30 PM NST 22 February 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 3:30 PM NST 22 February 2019 Tonight and Saturday At 3:30 p.m. NST today intensifying trough located over southern
Labrador Sea.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Saturday trough located over eastern Funk Island
Bank.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today departing low 964 mb located southeast of
the Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:25 PM NST 22 February 2019 A trough of low pressure over the Labrador Sea will begin to move
southeastwards tonight. Gale force northwesterlies are expected to
develop over northern waters ahead of this feature this evening.

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

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Gulf and
Northeast Coast which are mainly ice covered.

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