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Funk Island Bank

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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 28 January 2021

Today Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 25 this evening and to northwest 35 late overnight. Wind diminishing to northwest 25 near noon Friday then veering to north 15 to 20 Friday evening.

Flurries ending Friday afternoon.

Temperatures minus 2 to plus 2.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 28 January 2021
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 5 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 28 January 2021
Saturday Wind northwest 25 knots veering to north 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind north 15 to 20 knots backing to northwest 25.
Monday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 January 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday Bergy water.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Funk Island Bank

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 January 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4925N 5420W to 5030N 5510W
to 5130N 5430W to 5315N 5415W to 5555N 5700W to 5800N 5800W then
northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

Ice Forecasts

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 January 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4925N 5420W to 5030N 5510W
to 5130N 5430W to 5315N 5415W to 5555N 5700W to 5800N 5800W then
northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Funk Island Bank

Issued 2:41 PM EST 27 January 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
4957N 5530W to 5000N 5255W to 5700N 5330W to 6300N 5800W to 6415N
5600W to 5720N 4830W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Jan estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5132N 5649W to Newfoundland near 5120N 5637W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs north of the
iceberg limit.

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 2:41 PM EST 27 January 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
4957N 5530W to 5000N 5255W to 5700N 5330W to 6300N 5800W to 6415N
5600W to 5720N 4830W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Jan estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5132N 5649W to Newfoundland near 5120N 5637W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Funk Island Bank

Issued 10:00 AM NST 28 January 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 NST 28 January 2021 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:00 a.m. NST today trough located over the Strait of Belle
Isle.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Friday trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over Funk Island Bank.

At 3:00 a.m. NST Friday approaching low 964 mb located south of
Sable Island.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line east-west over
the southern Grand Banks.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Friday ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over the southeastern Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:51 AM NST 28 January 2021 A trough of low pressure located over the Strait of Belle Isle will
slowly track southwards today and tonight to lie over Funk Island
Bank Friday morning. Strong to gale force northwesterlies will
develop this afternoon over northern waters as the trough
intensifies.

A low pressure system developing off Cape Hatteras will track
northeastwards today to lie south of Sable Island tonight. Gale to
storm force northeasterlies will develop Friday afternoon for extreme
southern waters as the low tracks south of the Grand Banks Friday
night.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
the Southern Grand Banks. Gale warnings are in effect for East Coast,
Belle Isle Bank, funk island and Northern Grand Banks.

Marine interests are further advised that a freezing spray warning is
in effect for Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half.

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