Funk Island Bank

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 15 November 2018

Today Tonight and Friday.

Hurricane force wind warning in effect.

Wind northwest 55 to 65 knots except northwest 35 to 45 over northeastern sections this morning. Wind becoming northwest 45 to 55 this evening then diminishing to northwest 35 to 45 overnight. Wind diminishing to northwest 25 near noon Friday except northwest 35 over eastern sections. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 Friday evening.

Snow or rain changing to flurries overnight and ending Friday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 14 November 2018
Tonight and Thursday. Seas 5 to 7 metres building to 7 to 9 early this evening and to 9 to 12 near midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 15 November 2018
Saturday Wind variable 15 knots increasing to east 25 to 35 in the morning then becoming northwest 25 late in the day.
Sunday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Monday Wind west 25 to 35 knots diminishing to west 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

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Funk Island Bank

Issued 11:00 AM EST 14 November 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 14 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5300N 5552W to 5200N 5400W to 5200N 5030W to 5400N 5030W to
5730N 5330W to 5800N 5630W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N 5400W to 5800N
5000W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 11:00 AM EST 14 November 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 14 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5300N 5552W to 5200N 5400W to 5200N 5030W to 5400N 5030W to
5730N 5330W to 5800N 5630W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N 5400W to 5800N
5000W then eastwards.

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Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Hurricane force wind warning in effect

Funk Island Bank

Issued 03:00 AM NST 15 November 2018

'Hurricane' force winds of 64 knots or above 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NST 15 November 2018 Today Tonight and Friday At 3:00 a.m. NST today low 945 mb located over northeastern Funk
Island Bank.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Friday low 954 mb located south of Greenland.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today ridge located over Quebec.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Friday ridge located over the Maritimes.

At 8:00 p.m. NST Friday approaching low 988 mb located over
Nova Scotia.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:53 AM NST 15 November 2018 A powerful low pressure system over Northeastern Funk Island Bank
will move to lie east the marine district this morning then south of
Greenland overnight. Storm to hurricane force west to northwesterlies
will gradually diminish to gale to storm force today. Winds will
diminish over western waters overnight and elsewhere on Friday as the
low moves further away.

A second low approaching from the Maritimes late Friday will spread
gale force southeasterlies over southwestern waters in the evening.

Marine interests are advised that hurricane force wind warnings are
in effect for East Coast, Northeast Coast, Funk Island Bank, Northern
Grand Banks, and Southeastern Grand Banks. Storm warnings are in
effect for all remaining waters.

A freezing spray warning is in effect for the Strait of Belle Isle.

Marine interests are further advised that a high water level warning
is in effect for East Coast and Northeast Coast.

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