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Funk Island Bank

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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 19 January 2020

Today Tonight and Monday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind west 20 knots backing to southwest 15 this afternoon then increasing to southeast 25 near midnight. Wind increasing to southeast 45 to 55 overnight then diminishing to southwest 35 near noon Monday. Wind diminishing to northwest 25 Monday evening.

Flurries ending this afternoon. Snow beginning near midnight and changing to rain Monday morning and ending near noon Monday. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray over northern sections today.

Temperatures minus 8 to minus 2 rising to plus 2 Monday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 18 January 2020
Tonight and Sunday. Seas 9 to 12 metres subsiding to 7 to 9 this evening and to 5 to 7 after midnight. Seas subsiding to 3 to 5 near noon Sunday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 19 January 2020
Tuesday Wind west 15 to 20 knots increasing to west 25 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Thursday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 January 2020 Today Tonight and Sunday Ice free.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Funk Island Bank

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 January 2020 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4840N 5300W to 4930N 5245W
to 5015N 5530W to 5200N 5330W to 5430N 5345W to 5615N 5645W to 5800N
5800W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Ice Forecasts

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 January 2020 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4840N 5300W to 4930N 5245W
to 5015N 5530W to 5200N 5330W to 5430N 5345W to 5615N 5645W to 5800N
5800W then northeastward. 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 18 January 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5223N 5538W to 5330N 5400W to 5700N 5600W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 11:00 AM EST 18 January 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5223N 5538W to 5330N 5400W to 5700N 5600W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Funk Island Bank

Issued 03:00 AM NST 19 January 2020

'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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Funk Island Bank

Issued 03:00 AM NST 19 January 2020

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 3:00 AM NST 19 January 2020 Today Tonight and Monday At 3:00 a.m. NST today low 1007 mb located near Cape Cod.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Monday low 990 mb located over southern
Newfoundland.

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

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:49 AM NST 19 January 2020 A low pressure system will approach from the southwest today and will
cross Central Newfoundland tonight to lie over Belle Isle Bank Monday
afternoon. Gale to storm force east to southeasterlies will develop
over eastern waters ahead of the low tonight. Winds will shift to
moderate to strong westerlies in its wake on Monday.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south, Funk Island Bank, and the
Grand Banks. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters
except the Strait of Belle Isle and Gulf waters.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, Northeast Coast,
Belle Isle Bank, and Funk Island Bank.

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