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Funk Island Bank

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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 22 February 2020

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 this afternoon except southwest 25 over northwestern sections. Wind becoming southwest 25 near midnight. Wind southwest 25 Sunday.

Flurries tonight and Sunday morning.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray over northwestern sections this afternoon.

Temperatures minus 7 rising to minus 2 this evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 22 February 2020
Today Tonight and Sunday. Outside the ice edge seas 3 to 4 metres except 2 to 3 over western sections. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 this morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 22 February 2020
Monday Wind northwest 20 knots diminishing to light in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind south 25 knots veering to southwest 15 to 20.
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 22 February 2020 Today Tonight and Sunday Bergy water except 8 tenths grey-white ice in the extreme northwestern section.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Funk Island Bank

Issued 10:00 AM EST 22 February 2020 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4830N 5300W to 4845N 4925W
to 5355N 5015W to 5655N 5805W to 5800N 5905W then northward. Sea ice
west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 8 tenths grey-white ice in the extreme
northwestern section.

Ice Forecasts

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 10:00 AM EST 22 February 2020 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4830N 5300W to 4845N 4925W
to 5355N 5015W to 5655N 5805W to 5800N 5905W then northward. 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 22 February 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4738N 5242W to 4748N 4725W to 4900N 4645W to 5045N 4720W to 5400N
5000W to 6230N 5359W to 5744N 4500W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Feb estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5144N 5626W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5610W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs except 10 to 25 icebergs northwest of the
iceberg limit.

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 11:00 AM EST 22 February 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4738N 5242W to 4748N 4725W to 4900N 4645W to 5045N 4720W to 5400N
5000W to 6230N 5359W to 5744N 4500W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Feb estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5144N 5626W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5610W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Funk Island Bank

Issued 10:00 AM NST 22 February 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 10:00 AM NST 22 February 2020 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:00 a.m. NST today trough located over Quebec.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Sunday trough located over southeastern Labrador.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today ridge located south of Newfoundland.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Sunday ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over the southeastern Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:56 AM NST 22 February 2020 A trough of low pressure over Quebec will cross Belle Isle Bank
Sunday afternoon. Strong southwesterlies ahead of the trough will
veer to gale force northwesterlies behind it.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for
Belle Isle Bank.

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

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