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Funk Island Bank

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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 01 March 2024

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 35 knots veering to west 25 to 35 early this morning then becoming west 25 Saturday evening.

Rain and fog patches changing to flurries early this morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in fog patches and in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray beginning this morning.

Temperatures plus 4 falling to minus 8 to minus 3 this morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 29 February 2024
Tonight and Friday. Outside the ice edge seas 3 to 5 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 01 March 2024
Sunday Wind west 25 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Tuesday Wind west 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 29 February 2024 Today Tonight and Friday Bergy water except 4 tenths first-year ice in the extreme northwestern section.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Funk Island Bank

Issued 10:00 AM EST 29 February 2024 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4806N 5251W to 5031N 4957W
to 5334N 4936W to 5812N 5805W to 6011N 5858W to 6200N 5653W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 4 tenths first-year ice in the extreme
northwestern section.

Ice Forecasts

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 10:00 AM EST 29 February 2024 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4806N 5251W to 5031N 4957W
to 5334N 4936W to 5812N 5805W to 6011N 5858W to 6200N 5653W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Funk Island Bank

Issued 1:30 PM EST 29 February 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4645N 5305W to 4710N 4755W to 4900N 4710W to 5300N 4855W to 5815N
5730W to 5855N 5225W to 5725N 4705W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5112N 5850W to Newfoundland near 4955N 5741W.

Iceberg Count

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

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 1:30 PM EST 29 February 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4645N 5305W to 4710N 4755W to 4900N 4710W to 5300N 4855W to 5815N
5730W to 5855N 5225W to 5725N 4705W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5112N 5850W to Newfoundland near 4955N 5741W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Funk Island Bank

Issued 03:00 AM NST 01 March 2024

'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 03:00 AM NST 01 March 2024

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 1 March 2024 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. NST today trough located east of Newfoundland.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Saturday trough located east of the Marine
District.

At 3:00 a.m. NST Saturday approaching ridge located over the
Maritimes.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:55 AM NST 1 March 2024 A trough of low pressure east of Newfoundland will move east of the
marine district today. Strong to gale force southerlies ahead of the
trough will shift to strong to gale force westerlies in its wake.
Gales are forecast to ease throughout the day on Saturday as a ridge
of high pressure approaches from the west.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all regions with open water except Southeastern Grand
Banks.

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