Funk Island Bank

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 10 December 2017

Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 45 knots veering to west 25 to 35 late overnight then diminishing to southwest 20 Monday afternoon.

Rain and fog patches ending late overnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 10 December 2017
Tonight and Monday. Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 10 December 2017
Tuesday Wind southwest 20 knots veering to northwest 20 in the afternoon then diminishing to variable 10 to 15 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind southeast 25 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35.
Thursday Wind southwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 10 December 2017 Today Tonight and Monday Ice free.  

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Funk Island Bank

Issued 10:00 AM EST 10 December 2017 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5210N 5540W to 5305N 5520W to
5430N 5640W to 5600N 6025W to 5750N 6130W to 6030N 6355W to 6045N
6250W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Ice Forecasts

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 10:00 AM EST 10 December 2017 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5210N 5540W to 5305N 5520W to
5430N 5640W to 5600N 6025W to 5750N 6130W to 6030N 6355W to 6045N
6250W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Funk Island Bank

Issued 11:00 AM EST 10 December 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 11 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5225N 5540W to 5030N 5300W to 5330N 4800W to 5500N 4800W to
6000N 5900W to 6100N 5400W to 5700N 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 10 December 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 11 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5225N 5540W to 5030N 5300W to 5330N 4800W to 5500N 4800W to
6000N 5900W to 6100N 5400W to 5700N 5000W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Funk Island Bank

Issued 8:00 PM NST 10 December 2017

'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 8:00 PM NST 10 December 2017 Tonight and Monday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight deepening low 971 mb located over
northwestern Belle Isle Bank.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Monday low 959 mb located east of Labrador Sea.

At 3:30 p.m. NST Monday approaching low 1007 mb located over
the Maritimes.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:57 PM NST 10 December 2017 An deepening low pressure system over the Northwestern Belle Isle
Bank will move to lie north of the marine district tonight. Gale to
storm force southwesterlies will gradually diminish as the low moves
away.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
the Belle Isle Bank. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining
waters.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Gulf, Gulf - Port au
Port, and the Belle Isle Bank.

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