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Funk Island Bank

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 19 January 2021

Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind north 30 knots increasing to west 35 to 45 near midnight then diminishing to southwest 25 Wednesday afternoon.

Rain or snow and fog patches becoming snow overnight then flurries near noon Wednesday. Visibility 1 mile or less in fog patches and in snow.

Temperatures plus 2 falling to minus 3 to zero Wednesday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 19 January 2021
Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 19 January 2021
Thursday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 in the morning then increasing to northeast 25 to 35 late in the day.
Friday Wind northeast 35 knots becoming west 25 to 35.
Saturday Wind east 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 January 2021 Today Tonight and Wednesday Ice free.  

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Ice Forecasts

Funk Island Bank

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 January 2021 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5105N 5545W to 5220N 5340W
to 5500N 5445W to 5800N 5730W then northeastward. Sea ice west of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Ice Forecasts

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 January 2021 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5105N 5545W to 5220N 5340W
to 5500N 5445W to 5800N 5730W then northeastward. Sea ice west of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Funk Island Bank

Issued 2:30 PM EST 19 January 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5105N 5545W to 5115N 5345W to 5700N 5330W to 5935N 5620W to 6430N
5530W to 6000N 5100W to 5640N 4725W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Jan estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5139N 5635W to Newfoundland near 5125N 5623W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 2:30 PM EST 19 January 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5105N 5545W to 5115N 5345W to 5700N 5330W to 5935N 5620W to 6430N
5530W to 6000N 5100W to 5640N 4725W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Jan estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5139N 5635W to Newfoundland near 5125N 5623W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Funk Island Bank

Issued 8:00 PM NST 19 January 2021

'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 19 January 2021 Tonight and Wednesday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight low 972 mb located over the northern
Grand Banks.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Wednesday low 975 mb located over southern
Labrador Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:52 PM NST 19 January 2021 A deepening low pressure system over the Northern Grand Banks will
move to lie over Belle Isle Bank Wednesday afternoon then track
northwestwards towards the Labrador coast. Strong to gale force east
or northeasterlies ahead of the low will shift to strong to gale
force westerlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half, Belle Isle Bank, Funk Island
Bank, and Northern Grand Banks.

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

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