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Funk Island Bank

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 16 December 2019

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots veering to west 35 overnight then to northwest 25 to 35 Tuesday evening.

Showers changing to flurries this afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Temperatures plus 5 falling to minus 3 this afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 16 December 2019
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 4 metres building to 4 to 6 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 16 December 2019
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to northeast 25 to 35.
Friday Wind north 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 15 December 2019 Today Tonight and Monday Ice free.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Funk Island Bank

Issued 10:00 AM EST 15 December 2019 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4840N 5305W to 4940N 5325W
to 5005N 5510W to 5310N 5510W to 5445N 5635W to 5605N 5950W to 5935N
6250W to 6010N 6250W to 6020N 6230W then northeastward. Sea ice
southwest then west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Ice Forecasts

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 10:00 AM EST 15 December 2019 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4840N 5305W to 4940N 5325W
to 5005N 5510W to 5310N 5510W to 5445N 5635W to 5605N 5950W to 5935N
6250W to 6010N 6250W to 6020N 6230W then northeastward. Sea ice
southwest then west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Funk Island Bank

Issued 11:00 AM EST 15 December 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 16 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5145N 5622W to 5145N 5500W to 5230N 5400W to 5445N 5400W to
5800N 5700W to 5900N 5700W to 6000N 5300W to 5800N 4900W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 11:00 AM EST 15 December 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 16 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5145N 5622W to 5145N 5500W to 5230N 5400W to 5445N 5400W to
5800N 5700W to 5900N 5700W to 6000N 5300W to 5800N 4900W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Funk Island Bank

Issued 05:21 AM NST 16 December 2019

'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 3:00 AM NST 16 December 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 3:00 a.m. NST today trough located on a line east-west over
Belle Isle Bank.
By 10:00 a.m. NST today departing trough located north of Belle
Isle Bank.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today trough located over the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Tuesday trough located east of the Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:49 AM NST 16 December 2019 A trough of low pressure over Belle Isle Bank will depart into the
Labrador Sea this morning. Winds will be strong to gale force
southwesterly in its wake.

A second trough over the Gulf of St. Lawrence will move west today.
Strong to gale force west to southwesterlies will increase to gale to
storm force westerlies behind it.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Gulf - Port au Port, Southwest Coast, South Coast, and East Coast -
Cape St. Francis and south. Gale warnings are in effect for all
remaining waters.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, Northeast Coast and
Belle Isle Bank.

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