Funk Island Bank

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 21 November 2017

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southwest 20 knots veering to northwest 20 early this morning then increasing to northwest 35 this afternoon. Wind increasing to northwest 40 overnight except northwest 50 over eastern sections. Wind diminishing to northwest 35 Wednesday morning and to northwest 20 Wednesday afternoon. Wind diminishing to light Wednesday evening.

Rain and fog banks changing to snow and rain this morning and ending Wednesday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in fog banks and in precipitation.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 20 November 2017
Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 3 to 5 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 21 November 2017
Thursday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to south 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind south 25 knots veering to west 25.
Saturday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to south 20.

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Funk Island Bank

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 November 2017 Forecasts are unavailable until further request.

Ice Forecasts

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 November 2017 Forecasts are unavailable until further request.
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Funk Island Bank

Issued 11:00 AM EST 20 November 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5200N 5555W to 5030N 5415W to 5200N 4900W to 5300N 4730W to
5500N 5000W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N 5400W to 5800N 5000W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

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

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 11:00 AM EST 20 November 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5200N 5555W to 5030N 5415W to 5200N 4900W to 5300N 4730W to
5500N 5000W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N 5400W to 5800N 5000W then
eastwards.

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Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Funk Island Bank

Issued 03:00 AM NST 21 November 2017

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are 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 21 November 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 3:00 a.m. NST today intensifying low 998 mb located over the
eastern Grand Banks.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Wednesday low 986 mb located east of Funk Island
Bank.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today trough located on a line northwest-southeast
over Belle Isle Bank.
By 10:30 a.m. NST today departing trough located over Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:55 AM NST 21 November 2017 A low pressure system will track northwards east of the marine
district today. The low will continue to deepen as it begins to
retrograde westward to lie just off the eastern edge of Funk Island
Bank tonight. Gale to storm force northwesterlies will develop over
eastern waters on Tuesday as the low strengthens east of the
district.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
the Funk Island Bank and Northern Grand Banks. Gale warnings are in
effect for East Coast and Southeastern Grand Banks.

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