Funk Island Bank

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 21 November 2017

Tonight and Wednesday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 knots increasing to northwest 35 early this evening and to northwest 40 late overnight except northwest 50 over eastern sections overnight and Wednesday morning. Wind diminishing to northwest 25 Wednesday afternoon and to variable 10 to 15 Wednesday evening.

Snow and rain changing to showers and fog patches Wednesday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation and in fog patches.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 21 November 2017

Funk Island Bank - eastern half

Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 3 to 5 metres building to 6 to 8 late overnight then subsiding to 4 to 6 Wednesday afternoon.

Funk Island Bank - western half

Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 3 to 5 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 21 November 2017
Thursday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to south 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind south 25 knots veering to west 15 to 20.
Saturday Wind west 25 to 35 knots diminishing to south 20.

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Ice Forecasts

Funk Island Bank

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 November 2017 Forecasts are unavailable until further request.

Ice Forecasts

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 November 2017 Forecasts are unavailable until further request.
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Funk Island Bank

Issued 11:00 AM EST 21 November 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5200N 5555W to 5030N 5415W to 5200N 4900W to 5300N 4730W to
5500N 5000W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N 5400W to 5800N 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 21 November 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5200N 5555W to 5030N 5415W to 5200N 4900W to 5300N 4730W to
5500N 5000W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N 5400W to 5800N 5000W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Funk Island Bank

Issued 3:30 PM NST 21 November 2017

'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 3:30 PM NST 21 November 2017 Tonight and Wednesday At 3:30 p.m. NST today low 987 mb located east of Funk Island Bank.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Wednesday weakening low 1003 mb located east of
the Grand Banks.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today ridge located on a line north-south over
the Maritimes.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Wednesday ridge located on a line north-south
over eastern Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:40 PM NST 21 November 2017 An intense low pressure system will east of the marine district will
retrograde westward to lie just off the eastern edge of Funk Island
Bank tonight. The low will then weaken as it drifts southward on
Wednesday. Gale to storm force northwesterlies over eastern waters
will gradually diminish on Wednesday as the low weakens.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Funk Island Bank and Northern Grand Banks. Gale warnings are in
effect for East Coast and Southeastern Grand Banks.

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