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Funk Island Bank

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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 12 November 2019

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 25 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 this morning then increasing to southeast 15 to 20 this afternoon. Wind increasing to southeast 25 to 35 this evening then veering to south 35 overnight. Wind increasing to south 35 to 45 Wednesday afternoon.

Snow or rain over northern sections tonight. Showers and fog banks Wednesday.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 12 November 2019
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 3 to 4 metres building to 4 to 6 Wednesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 12 November 2019
Thursday Wind west 35 knots diminishing to west 25 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots.
Saturday Wind south 40 to 50 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 11 November 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday Bergy water.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Funk Island Bank

Issued 10:00 AM EST 11 November 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5330N 5950W to Labrador
near 5335N 6005W. Sea ice southwest of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5915N 6325W to 6020N
6415W to Labrador near 6025N 6425W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

Ice Forecasts

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 10:00 AM EST 11 November 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5330N 5950W to Labrador
near 5335N 6005W. Sea ice southwest of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5915N 6325W to 6020N
6415W to Labrador near 6025N 6425W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Funk Island Bank

Issued 11:00 AM EST 11 November 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 12 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5230N 5600W to 5100N 5200W to 5100N 4930W to 5200N 4730W to
5530N 5400W to 6100N 5859W to 6200N 5359W to 5800N 4759W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

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

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 11:00 AM EST 11 November 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 12 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5230N 5600W to 5100N 5200W to 5100N 4930W to 5200N 4730W to
5530N 5400W to 6100N 5859W to 6200N 5359W to 5800N 4759W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Funk Island Bank

Issued 03:00 AM NST 12 November 2019

'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 3:00 AM NST 12 November 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 3:00 a.m. NST today quasi-stationary trough located north of
Labrador Sea.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today low 1008 mb located over New England.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Wednesday deepening low 992 mb located over
Anticosti Island.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight departing ridge located on a line east-west
over Belle Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:57 AM NST 12 November 2019 A weakening trough of low pressure north of the Labrador Sea will
cause strong to gale force westerlies over the Belle Isle Bank to
persist into this afternoon.

A second low will approach from the southwest today to lie over
Anticosti Island by tonight. Strong to gale force east to
northeasterly winds will develop today over the Gulf waters ahead of
the low. Otherwise, strong to gale force southerly winds will develop
over southern waters this afternoon and spread elsewhere throughout
the forecast period. Winds will begin to shift to gale force west to
southwesterlies over the Gulf waters late on Wednesday in the wake of
the low.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters.

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