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Funk Island Bank

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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 30 November 2022

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots becoming northwest 25 this afternoon then diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 this evening. Wind backing to southwest 15 to 20 late overnight then to south 25 Thursday morning. Wind increasing to south 35 to 45 Thursday afternoon.

Flurries ending this evening. Rain Thursday evening.

Temperatures minus 3 to plus 1 rising to plus 3 near noon Thursday.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 30 November 2022
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 3 to 5 metres except 5 to 7 over northeastern sections today and this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 30 November 2022
Friday Wind south 45 to 55 knots diminishing to west 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind northwest 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15.
Sunday Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 29 November 2022 Today Tonight and Wednesday Forecasts available to mariners upon request.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Funk Island Bank

Issued 10:00 AM EST 29 November 2022 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5227N 5538W to 5328N
5534W to 5344N 5621W to Labrador near 5430N 5725W. Sea ice west of
the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5453N 5813W to 5552N
6011W to 5751N 6131W to 6007N 6336W to 6022N 6236W to 6048N 6250W
then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

Ice Forecasts

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 10:00 AM EST 29 November 2022 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5227N 5538W to 5328N
5534W to 5344N 5621W to Labrador near 5430N 5725W. Sea ice west of
the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5453N 5813W to 5552N
6011W to 5751N 6131W to 6007N 6336W to 6022N 6236W to 6048N 6250W
then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Funk Island Bank

Issued 1:30 PM EST 29 November 2022

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5205N 5542W to 5200N 5315W to 5430N 5345W to 5815N 5630W to
6000N 5310W to 5825N 4700W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 1:30 PM EST 29 November 2022

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5205N 5542W to 5200N 5315W to 5430N 5345W to 5815N 5630W to
6000N 5310W to 5825N 4700W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Funk Island Bank

Issued 10:00 AM NST 30 November 2022

'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 10:00 AM NST 30 November 2022 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:00 a.m. NST today low 965 mb located northeast of the Marine
District.
By 3:30 p.m. NST today departing low 964 mb located east of
Greenland.

By 3:00 a.m. NST Thursday approaching trough located on a line
north-south over New Brunswick.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line north-south over
the Maritimes.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Thursday ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over the eastern Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:52 AM NST 30 November 2022 An intense low pressure system located northeast of the marine
district will continue to track northeastward today. Gale force
northwesterlies over northeastern waters will gradually diminish
later today.

A trough of low pressure will approach from the west tonight and
track eastward across Newfoundland to lie over Eastern Newfoundland
by the end of the forecast period. Gale to storm force
southeasterlies will spread across all waters ahead of the trough on
Thursday.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Gulf waters, Southwest Coast, South Coast, East Coast, and Northeast
Coast. 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, Northeast Coast, and Belle Isle
Bank.

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