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Funk Island Bank

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 29 January 2023

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 25 knots increasing to west 35 this afternoon then diminishing to west 25 after midnight. Wind diminishing to variable 10 to 15 early Monday morning then increasing to south 35 near noon Monday. Wind veering to southwest 25 to 35 Monday evening.

Flurries ending this evening. Snow Monday changing to showers. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray over northwestern sections tonight.

Temperatures zero falling to minus 8 to minus 2 this evening then rising to plus 2 Monday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 29 January 2023
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 this afternoon then subsiding to 2 to 3 Monday morning. Seas building to 3 to 5 Monday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 29 January 2023
Tuesday Wind southwest 25 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 in the morning then increasing to south 25 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind west 35 knots.
Thursday Wind west 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 29 January 2023 Today Tonight and Monday Bergy water.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Funk Island Bank

Issued 10:00 AM EST 29 January 2023 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4842N 5305W to 4933N
5332W to 5021N 5537W to 5259N 5318W to 5401N 5416W to 5509N 5300W to
5627N 5609W to 5803N 5704W 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 29 January 2023 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4842N 5305W to 4933N
5332W to 5021N 5537W to 5259N 5318W to 5401N 5416W to 5509N 5300W to
5627N 5609W to 5803N 5704W 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 3:02 PM EST 28 January 2023

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5025N 5635W to 4930N 4900W to 5000N 4745W to 5100N 4720W to 5815N
5630W to 6005N 5015W to 5740N 4610W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Jan estimated from Quebec near
5120N 5832W 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 3:02 PM EST 28 January 2023

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5025N 5635W to 4930N 4900W to 5000N 4745W to 5100N 4720W to 5815N
5630W to 6005N 5015W to 5740N 4610W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Jan estimated from Quebec near
5120N 5832W 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 29 January 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 29 January 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 29 January 2023 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:00 a.m. NST today trough located over southeastern Labrador.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Monday trough located south of Greenland.

At 3:00 a.m. NST Monday approaching low 1014 mb located over
the Maritimes.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over the Grand Banks.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Monday departing ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over Belle Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:49 AM NST 29 January 2023 A trough located over Southeastern Quebec will cross Belle Isle Bank
this afternoon. Strong to gale force southwesterly winds ahead of the
trough will become strong to gale force westerlies in its wake today.

A low pressure system approaching from the southwest will cross
Newfoundland on Monday. Strong to gale force southeasterly to
southwesterly winds will develop to the south of the low's track on
Monday.

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

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, Northeast Coast, Belle
Isle Bank, and Funk Island Bank.

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