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Funk Island Bank

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 01 February 2023

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to northwest 25 this afternoon and to northwest 15 to 20 near midnight. Wind increasing to northwest 25 near noon Thursday then backing to west 15 to 20 Thursday evening.

Flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray over northwestern sections late this morning. Freezing spray this afternoon tonight and Thursday.

Temperatures minus 8 to zero falling to minus 10 to minus 5 this evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 01 February 2023
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 2 metres building to 3 to 4 this morning then subsiding to 2 to 3 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 01 February 2023
Friday Wind southwest 25 knots increasing to southeast 50 to 60 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind southwest 40 to 50 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 40 to 50 knots diminishing to west 25 to 35.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 1 February 2023 Today Tonight and Thursday Bergy water.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Funk Island Bank

Issued 10:00 AM EST 1 February 2023 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4842N 5305W to 4933N
5332W to 5015N 5520W to 5137N 5242W to 5448N 5212W to 5622N 5544W to
5803N 5746W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 6132N 5754W to 6200N 5721W then
northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

Ice Forecasts

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 10:00 AM EST 1 February 2023 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4842N 5305W to 4933N
5332W to 5015N 5520W to 5137N 5242W to 5448N 5212W to 5622N 5544W to
5803N 5746W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 6132N 5754W to 6200N 5721W then
northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Funk Island Bank

Issued 2:46 PM EST 31 January 2023

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
5025N 5635W to 4925N 4925W to 5050N 4745W to 5830N 5550W to 6005N
5015W to 5740N 4610W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5110N 5845W to Newfoundland near 5022N 5725W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs north of the
iceberg limit.

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 2:46 PM EST 31 January 2023

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
5025N 5635W to 4925N 4925W to 5050N 4745W to 5830N 5550W to 6005N
5015W to 5740N 4610W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5110N 5845W to Newfoundland near 5022N 5725W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Funk Island Bank

Issued 10:00 AM NST 01 February 2023

'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 10:00 AM NST 01 February 2023

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 NST 1 February 2023 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:00 a.m. NST today low 999 mb located east of Funk Island Bank.
By 3:30 p.m. NST today departing low 998 mb located east of Funk
Island Bank.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today intensifying low 1015 mb located south of
Nova Scotia.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Thursday low 984 mb located southeast of the
Grand Banks.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today ridge located over the Maritimes.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Thursday ridge located over Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:38 AM NST 1 February 2023 A low pressure system east of the funk island will depart the region
today. Strong to gale force northwesterlies to its west will diminish
by this afternoon. A second low pressure system will intensify today
south of Nova Scotia and move eastwards to lie just southeast of the
Grand Banks by Thursday morning. Strong to gale force northeasterlies
will develop to the north of the low before shifting to moderate to
strong north to northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
East Coast-north of Cape St. Francis, Funk Island Bank, Northern
Grand Banks and Southeastern Grand Banks.

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

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