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Funk Island Bank

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 13 April 2021

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 25 to 35 knots becoming northeast 25 this evening then diminishing to northeast 15 to 20 late overnight. Wind backing to north 10 to 15 near noon Wednesday.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 13 April 2021
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 near noon Wednesday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 13 April 2021
Thursday Wind northeast 15 to 20 knots increasing to northeast 25 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind northeast 25 knots.
Saturday Wind east 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 12 April 2021 Today Tonight and Tuesday Bergy water.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Funk Island Bank

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 12 April 2021 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4933N 5430W to 5419N 5139W
to 5619N 5637W to 5803N 5751W then northeastward. Sea ice west of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

Ice Forecasts

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 12 April 2021 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4933N 5430W to 5419N 5139W
to 5619N 5637W to 5803N 5751W then northeastward. Sea ice west of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Funk Island Bank

Issued 2:49 PM EDT 12 April 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 13 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4725N 5245W to 4730N 5030W to 5120N 4835W to 5500N 5100W to 6000N
5830W to 6030N 5150W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 13 Apr estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5126N 5701W to Newfoundland near 5102N 5654W.

Iceberg Count

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

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 2:49 PM EDT 12 April 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 13 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4725N 5245W to 4730N 5030W to 5120N 4835W to 5500N 5100W to 6000N
5830W to 6030N 5150W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 13 Apr estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5126N 5701W to Newfoundland near 5102N 5654W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Funk Island Bank

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 13 April 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 13 April 2021 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:00 a.m. NDT today low 995 mb located over the southwestern
Grand Banks.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday low 996 mb located over Laurentian Fan.

At 10:00 a.m. NDT today quasi-stationary ridge located over
Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:51 AM NDT 13 April 2021 A low pressure system over the Southwestern Grand Banks will slowly
drift to lie over the Laurentian Fan tonight and Wednesday.
Meanwhile, a ridge of high pressure will remain nearly stationary
over the Labrador Sea. Strong to gale force east to northeasterly
winds will persist over most waters between these two features today
before diminishing over northern waters on Wednesday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Belle Isle Bank.

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