Funk Island Bank

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 23 January 2018

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots becoming northwest 25 this afternoon then diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 this evening. Wind increasing to southeast 25 overnight and to southeast 35 Wednesday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 45 Wednesday afternoon.

Flurries ending this afternoon. Snow beginning overnight and changing to rain near noon Wednesday. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending near midnight.

Temperatures minus 8 to minus 3 rising to plus 4 Wednesday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 23 January 2018
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 4 to 6 metres building to 6 to 8 Wednesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 23 January 2018
Thursday Wind southwest 35 knots.
Friday Wind west 25 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 22 January 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday 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 22 January 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5300W to 4935N 5320W
to 5025N 5525W to 5010N 5215W to 5400N 5140W to 5720N 5735W to 5800N
5750W 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 22 January 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5300W to 4935N 5320W
to 5025N 5525W to 5010N 5215W to 5400N 5140W to 5720N 5735W to 5800N
5750W then northwards. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Funk Island Bank

Issued 1:51 PM EST 22 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 1:51 PM EST 22 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 04:35 AM NST 23 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 04:35 AM NST 23 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 23 January 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 3:00 a.m. NST today quasi-stationary low 964 mb located southeast
of Greenland.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today ridge located over Cape Breton Island.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Wednesday ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over Funk Island Bank.

At 3:00 a.m. NST Wednesday approaching low 988 mb located over
New Brunswick.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:52 AM NST 23 January 2018 An intense low pressure system southeast of Greenland will remain
nearly stationary today. Strong to gale force west to northwesterlies
will gradually diminish today as a ridge of high pressure builds from
the southwest.

Another low is expected to track through the Gulf of St. Lawrence on
Wednesday. Strong to gale force southeasterlies will develop tonight
ahead of the low and veer to strong to gale force southwesterlies in
its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except the Southeastern Grand Banks.

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

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