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Funk Island Bank

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 29 November 2022

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots becoming northwest 35 early this evening then diminishing to northwest 25 Wednesday afternoon. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 Wednesday evening.

Rain or snow changing to flurries near noon. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Temperatures plus 2 becoming minus 3 to plus 2 this evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 29 November 2022
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 3 to 4 metres except 4 to 6 over eastern sections tonight and Wednesday morning. Seas building to 4 to 6 near noon Wednesday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 29 November 2022
Thursday Wind west 20 knots backing to south 25 in the afternoon then increasing to south 35 to 45 late in the day.
Friday Wind south 45 knots veering to west 25 to 35.
Saturday Wind west 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 29 November 2022 Today Tonight and Wednesday Forecasts available to mariners upon request.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Funk Island Bank

Issued 10:00 AM EST 29 November 2022 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5227N 5538W to 5328N
5534W to 5344N 5621W to Labrador near 5430N 5725W. Sea ice west of
the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5453N 5813W to 5552N
6011W to 5751N 6131W to 6007N 6336W to 6022N 6236W to 6048N 6250W
then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

Ice Forecasts

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 10:00 AM EST 29 November 2022 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5227N 5538W to 5328N
5534W to 5344N 5621W to Labrador near 5430N 5725W. Sea ice west of
the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5453N 5813W to 5552N
6011W to 5751N 6131W to 6007N 6336W to 6022N 6236W to 6048N 6250W
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 28 November 2022

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5213N 5540W to 5215N 5330W to 5430N 5345W to 5815N 5630W to
6000N 5310W to 5825N 4700W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 1:30 PM EST 28 November 2022

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5213N 5540W to 5215N 5330W to 5430N 5345W to 5815N 5630W to
6000N 5310W to 5825N 4700W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Funk Island Bank

Issued 10:00 AM NST 29 November 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM NST 29 November 2022 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:00 a.m. NST today intensifying low 976 mb located northeast
of Funk Island Bank.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Wednesday low 966 mb located southeast of
Greenland.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line north-south
over Quebec.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Wednesday ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over the Gulf of St. Lawrence.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:43 AM NST 29 November 2022 An intensifying low pressure system northeast of Funk Island Bank
will continue to track northeastwards to lie southeast of Greenland
tonight. Strong to gale force northwesterlies will persist in its
wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis, Belle Isle Bank, Funk Island
Bank, and Northern Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, Northeast Coast, and
Belle Isle Bank.

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