Funk Island Bank

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 08 December 2016

Tonight and Friday

Storm warning in effect.

Wind south 15 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 30 Friday morning and to southeast 50 near noon Friday. Wind veering to southwest 55 Friday afternoon.

Flurries changing to rain and snow Friday morning. Fog patches forming Friday morning and dissipating Friday afternoon.

Temperatures minus 2 to plus 2 rising to plus 3 overnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 08 December 2016
Tonight and Friday Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this evening then building to 3 to 5 Friday afternoon except 6 to 8 over eastern sections Friday late in the day.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 08 December 2016
Saturday Wind west 45 to 55 knots diminishing to west 35 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind west 35 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 8 December 2016 Today Tonight and Friday Ice free.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Funk Island Bank

Issued 10:00 AM EST 8 December 2016 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5335N 5600W to 5430N 5645W to
5545N 6000W to 5755N 6120W to 6005N 6345W to 6000N 6300W to 5935N
6155W then northward. Sea ice west and north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Ice Forecasts

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 10:00 AM EST 8 December 2016 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5335N 5600W to 5430N 5645W to
5545N 6000W to 5755N 6120W to 6005N 6345W to 6000N 6300W to 5935N
6155W then northward. Sea ice west and north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Funk Island Bank

Issued 11:00 AM EST 8 December 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 9 Dec estimated from Newfoundland near
5037N 5610W to 5100N 5200W to 5500N 5200W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N
5400W to 5700N 5000W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 9 Dec estimated from Quebec near
5030N 5932W to 4945N 5855W to Newfoundland near 4945N 5750W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 11:00 AM EST 8 December 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 9 Dec estimated from Newfoundland near
5037N 5610W to 5100N 5200W to 5500N 5200W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N
5400W to 5700N 5000W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 9 Dec estimated from Quebec near
5030N 5932W to 4945N 5855W to Newfoundland near 4945N 5750W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Funk Island Bank

Issued 8:00 PM NST 08 December 2016

'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 8:00 PM NST 8 December 2016 Tonight and Friday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight intensifying low 1000 mb located southwest
of Laurentian Fan.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Friday intensifying low 965 mb located over Funk
Island Bank.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight departing ridge located over Funk Island
Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:51 PM NST 8 December 2016 A low pressure system will approach from the southwest as it
intensifies tonight, tracking over the Eastern Avalon Peninsula early
Friday morning. The low will then track northeastward across Funk
Island Bank on Friday. Gale to storm force southeasterlies are
expected ahead of the low while gale to storm force southwest to
westerlies are expected in its wake over eastern waters.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Funk Island Bank and Northern Grand Banks. Gale warnings are in
effect for South Coast, East Coast, Belle Isle Bank, and the Southern
Grand Banks.

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