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Funk Island Bank

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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 26 February 2021

Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots diminishing to northwest 25 to 35 near midnight then becoming northwest 25 Saturday morning. Wind backing to west 15 to 20 Saturday afternoon.

Flurries ending Saturday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray over northwestern sections tonight and Saturday.

Temperatures minus 7 to zero.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 26 February 2021
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 Saturday afternoon and to 2 to 3 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 26 February 2021
Sunday Wind southwest 25 knots backing to south 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind northeast 15 to 20 knots veering to southeast 15 to 20.
Tuesday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 26 February 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday Bergy water.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Funk Island Bank

Issued 10:00 AM EST 26 February 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4839N 5303W to 4920N 5247W
to 4955N 5334W to 5347N 5131W to 5803N 5800W then northeastward. Sea
ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

Ice Forecasts

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 10:00 AM EST 26 February 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4839N 5303W to 4920N 5247W
to 4955N 5334W to 5347N 5131W to 5803N 5800W then northeastward. Sea
ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Funk Island Bank

Issued 2:23 PM EST 26 February 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4726N 5244W to 4635N 4915W to 4735N 4755W to 5430N 5130W to 6010N
5700W to 6020N 5550W to 5710N 5050W to 5540N 4550W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Feb estimated from Newfoundland
near 5112N 5606W to the Labrador coast near 5200N 5700W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs west of the
iceberg limit.

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 2:23 PM EST 26 February 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4726N 5244W to 4635N 4915W to 4735N 4755W to 5430N 5130W to 6010N
5700W to 6020N 5550W to 5710N 5050W to 5540N 4550W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Feb estimated from Newfoundland
near 5112N 5606W to the Labrador coast near 5200N 5700W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Funk Island Bank

Issued 3:30 PM NST 26 February 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Funk Island Bank

Issued 3:30 PM NST 26 February 2021

Moderate or severe freezing spray is 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 26 February 2021 Tonight and Saturday At 3:30 p.m. NST today trough located over southern Belle Isle Bank.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Saturday departing trough located east of Funk
Island Bank.

At 3:30 p.m. NST Saturday approaching trough located over Quebec.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today ridge located over eastern Quebec.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Saturday ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Avalon Peninsula.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:21 PM NST 26 February 2021 A trough of low pressure over Southern Belle Isle Bank will continue
to cross northeastern waters tonight. Strong to gale force west to
northwesterlies will persist over eastern waters as the trough
passes.

On Saturday, strong to gale force southwesterlies are expected to
develop over western waters between a passing ridge of high pressure
and a trough approaching from the west.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Northeast Coast and East Coast - north of Cape St.
Francis.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except the Grand Banks.

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