Funk Island Bank

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 20 December 2014

Today Tonight and Sunday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind north 35 knots diminishing to northeast 20 to 25 near noon then backing to north 15 to 20 late overnight.

Temperatures minus 2 to plus 2.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 20 December 2014
Today Tonight and Sunday Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 this afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 20 December 2014
Monday Wind north 10 to 15 knots.
Tuesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast 15.
Wednesday Wind northeast 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 December 2014 Today Tonight and Sunday Ice free.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Funk Island Bank

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 December 2014 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from northern peninsula near 5100N 5705W to 5120N 5650W to 5140N 5600W to Labrador near 5200N 5550W. Sea ice east of the ice edge. Second ice edge estimated from northern peninsula near 5040N 5605W to 5100N 5540W to 5210N 5500W to 5430N 5500W to 5700N 6000W to 5800N 5900W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Ice Forecasts

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 December 2014 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from northern peninsula near 5100N 5705W to 5120N 5650W to 5140N 5600W to Labrador near 5200N 5550W. Sea ice east of the ice edge. Second ice edge estimated from northern peninsula near 5040N 5605W to 5100N 5540W to 5210N 5500W to 5430N 5500W to 5700N 6000W to 5800N 5900W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Funk Island Bank

Issued 11:00 AM EST 20 December 2014

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast near 5330N 5605W to 5300N 5300W to 5300N 5200W to 5400N 5200W to 5700N 5300W to 6000N 5630W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 11:00 AM EST 20 December 2014

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast near 5330N 5605W to 5300N 5300W to 5300N 5200W to 5400N 5200W to 5700N 5300W to 6000N 5630W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Funk Island Bank

Issued 10:00 AM NST 20 December 2014

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM NST 20 December 2014 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:00 a.m. NST today quasi-stationary trough located east of
the Marine District.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today building ridge located over Quebec.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Sunday ridge located on a line east-west over
Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:01 AM NST 20 December 2014 A trough of low pressure will remain nearly stationary just east of
the marine district today. Strong to gale force northerlies will
subside to mainly strong later today.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for the
Funk Island Bank.

Marine interests are also advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for the Belle Isle Bank.

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