Funk Island Bank

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 18 October 2018

Today Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 20 knots increasing to east 25 to 35 this afternoon then becoming southwest 25 this evening. Wind increasing to southwest 35 Friday morning except north 35 over northwestern sections. Wind diminishing to north 25 Friday afternoon then backing to northwest 15 to 20 Friday evening.

Periods of rain ending Friday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 18 October 2018
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 near midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 18 October 2018
Saturday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots backing to south 25 late in the day.
Sunday Wind south 40 to 50 knots.
Monday Wind south 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 4 August 2018 Forecasts available to mariners upon request.  

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Funk Island Bank

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 4 August 2018

Ice Coverage

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Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 4 August 2018

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Iceberg Bulletin

Funk Island Bank

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 18 October 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Oct estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5600W to 5100N 5400W to 5200N 5100W to 5430N 5100W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Oct estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5155N 5600W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 18 October 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Oct estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5600W to 5100N 5400W to 5200N 5100W to 5430N 5100W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Oct estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5155N 5600W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5600W.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Funk Island Bank

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 18 October 2018

'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 18 October 2018 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:00 a.m. NDT today departing ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over Belle Isle Bank.

At 10:00 a.m. NDT today trough located over the Gulf of
St. Lawrence.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT Friday low 984 mb located over Funk Island Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:35 AM NDT 18 October 2018 A low will form in a trough of low pressure currently over the Gulf
of St. Lawrence later today. The low will move to lie over the
Northeast Coast Friday morning before crossing Funk Island Bank and
moving out to sea later on Friday. Strong to gale force
northeasterlies are expected to develop north of the low while strong
to gale force southwesterlies are expected to its south. Winds will
diminish to moderate to strong westerlies as the low departs on
Friday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters.

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