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Funk Island Bank

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 16 January 2022

Tonight and Monday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind west 35 to 45 knots except southwest 55 over northern sections late this afternoon. Wind diminishing to northwest 25 near midnight then backing to west 15 to 20 near noon Monday. Wind backing to southwest 10 to 15 Monday evening.

Flurries ending Monday morning.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray over northwestern sections late this afternoon tonight and Monday morning.

Temperatures minus 6 to minus 1 rising to zero Monday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 16 January 2022
Tonight and Monday. Seas 7 to 10 metres subsiding to 5 to 7 late overnight and to 3 to 5 near noon Monday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 16 January 2022
Tuesday Wind southeast 20 knots increasing to southeast 45 to 55 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots diminishing to west 25 to 35.
Thursday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots becoming south 35.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 January 2022 Today Tonight and Monday Ice free.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Funk Island Bank

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 January 2022 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4838N 5301W to 4930N 5315W
to 5023N 5447W to 5415N 5324W to 5630N 5652W to 5803N 5738W then
northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Ice Forecasts

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 January 2022 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4838N 5301W to 4930N 5315W
to 5023N 5447W to 5415N 5324W to 5630N 5652W to 5803N 5738W then
northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Funk Island Bank

Issued 1:30 PM EST 16 January 2022

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5210N 5550W to 5135N 5300W to 5215N 5100W to 5430N 5125W to
5600N 5500W to 5920N 5655W to 6035N 5210W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 1:30 PM EST 16 January 2022

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5210N 5550W to 5135N 5300W to 5215N 5100W to 5430N 5125W to
5600N 5500W to 5920N 5655W to 6035N 5210W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Funk Island Bank

Issued 3:30 PM NST 16 January 2022

'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 3:30 PM NST 16 January 2022

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 16 January 2022 Tonight and Monday At 3:30 p.m. NST today low 965 mb located over northeastern Belle
Isle Bank.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Monday departing low 972 mb located near Greenland.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight deepening low 995 mb located near Cape
Hatteras.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Monday low 982 mb located over Maine.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today ridge located over the Gulf of Maine.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Monday ridge located over the Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:21 PM NST 16 January 2022 An intense low pressure system over Belle Isle Bank will continue to
move northeast tonight towards Greenland. Gale to storm force
northerlies to southwesterlies will gradually diminish tonight as the
low pulls away.

A second low will approach from the southwest on Monday. Strong to
gale force southeasterlies will develop over southeastern waters
ahead of the low late Monday.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Belle Isle Bank. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters
except Strait of Belle Isle - western half and Northeast Gulf.

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

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