Funk Island Bank

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 21 November 2017

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind west 20 knots increasing to northwest 35 this afternoon and to northwest 40 late overnight except northwest 50 over eastern sections. Wind diminishing to northwest 35 Wednesday morning and to northwest 20 Wednesday afternoon. Wind diminishing to light Wednesday evening.

Snow and rain changing to rain Wednesday morning and ending Wednesday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 21 November 2017

Funk Island Bank - eastern half

Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 3 to 5 metres building to 7 to 9 late overnight then subsiding to 4 to 6 Wednesday morning.

Funk Island Bank - western half

Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 3 to 5 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM 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 25.
Saturday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to south 20.

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Ice Conditions

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 10:00 AM 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 10:00 AM NST 21 November 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:00 a.m. NST today intensifying low 995 mb located east of
the Grand Banks.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Wednesday weakening low 999 mb located southeast
of Funk Island Bank.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today departing trough located north of Belle
Isle Bank.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line north-south
over Quebec.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Wednesday ridge located on a line north-south
over Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:52 AM NST 21 November 2017 A deepening low pressure system will track northward to the east of
the marine district today then 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 will develop over eastern waters today as the low
strengthens east of the district. Winds 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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