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Funk Island Bank

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 20 January 2022

Today Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 35 knots diminishing to west 25 this morning then increasing to southwest 35 this afternoon. Wind diminishing to west 15 to 20 near midnight except southwest 35 over southeastern sections. Wind becoming northwest 15 to 20 Friday morning.

Snow beginning near noon changing to periods of rain and fog patches this evening then to periods of snow Friday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow and in fog patches.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray over northwestern sections this morning. Freezing spray over northwestern sections Friday afternoon and evening.

Temperatures minus 6 to minus 2 rising to zero to plus 4 this evening then falling to minus 8 to minus 2 Friday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 20 January 2022
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 near noon Friday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 20 January 2022
Saturday Wind northwest 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 late in the day.
Sunday Wind northeast 25 knots increasing to northeast 35 to 45.
Monday Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots diminishing to southwest 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 January 2022 Today Tonight and Thursday Ice free.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Funk Island Bank

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 January 2022 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4838N 5301W to 4930N 5315W
to 5030N 5519W to 5246N 5358W to 5444N 5456W to 5544N 5633W 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 19 January 2022 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4838N 5301W to 4930N 5315W
to 5030N 5519W to 5246N 5358W to 5444N 5456W to 5544N 5633W 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 2:08 PM EST 19 January 2022

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5210N 5550W to 5125N 5145W to 5215N 5000W to 5425N 5125W to
5600N 5500W to 5920N 5655W to 6035N 5210W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 2:08 PM EST 19 January 2022

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5210N 5550W to 5125N 5145W to 5215N 5000W to 5425N 5125W to
5600N 5500W to 5920N 5655W to 6035N 5210W 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 20 January 2022

'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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Funk Island Bank

Issued 03:00 AM NST 20 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 3:00 AM NST 20 January 2022 Today Tonight and Friday At 3:00 a.m. NST today departing trough located east of the Marine
District.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today low 1007 mb located over eastern Quebec.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Friday low 1002 mb located northeast of Belle
Isle Bank.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Newfoundland.
By 3:30 p.m. NST today weakening ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over Belle Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:44 AM NST 20 January 2022 A trough of low pressure east of the marine district will depart
further east this morning. Strong to gale force westerlies over
eastern waters will diminish this morning as it moves away.

A low pressure system approaching from the west will track over the
Gulf of St. Lawrence this morning and reach Belle Isle Bank by this
evening. Strong to gale force southwesterlies will develop ahead of
its track.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, and Northeast Coast.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except Northeast Gulf - southeastern half,
Southwest Coast, South Coast, and the Grand Banks.

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