Funk Island Bank

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 21 January 2019

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 35 to 45 knots diminishing to southwest 25 late overnight then veering to west 15 to 20 Tuesday morning.

Rain and fog banks changing to flurries Tuesday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 21 January 2019
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 3 to 4 metres becoming 4 to 6 this morning except 3 over northwestern sections Tuesday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 21 January 2019
Wednesday Wind southwest 25 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 35 in the morning.
Thursday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15.
Friday Wind south 35 to 45 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 January 2019 Today Tonight and Monday Ice free.  

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Ice Forecasts

Funk Island Bank

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 January 2019 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4810N 5255W to 4835N 5225W
to 4950N 5310W to 5015N 5435W to 5105N 5240W to 5305N 5220W to 5325N
5130W to 5435N 5200W to 5630N 5635W to 5800N 5800W then northward.
Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Ice Forecasts

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 January 2019 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4810N 5255W to 4835N 5225W
to 4950N 5310W to 5015N 5435W to 5105N 5240W to 5305N 5220W to 5325N
5130W to 5435N 5200W to 5630N 5635W to 5800N 5800W then northward.
Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Funk Island Bank

Issued 11:00 AM EST 20 January 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5130N 5530W to 5130N 5500W to 5300N 5045W to 5500N 5115W to 5700N
5500W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Jan estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5152N 5607W to Newfoundland near 5133N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 11:00 AM EST 20 January 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5130N 5530W to 5130N 5500W to 5300N 5045W to 5500N 5115W to 5700N
5500W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Jan estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5152N 5607W to Newfoundland near 5133N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Funk Island Bank

Issued 10:34 AM NST 21 January 2019

'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 21 January 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:00 a.m. NST today low 985 mb located over the Gulf of
St. Lawrence.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Tuesday low 990 mb located over Belle Isle Bank.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today trough located on a line north-south over
Cape Breton Island.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Tuesday trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:38 AM NST 21 January 2019 Marine interests are advised that the storm surge has subsided.

An intense area of low pressure over the Gulf of St. Lawrence will
very slowly track northeastward to lie over the Belle Isle Bank by
Tuesday morning. An associated trough will move eastward across the
marine district today and tonight. Gale force south to
southeasterlies can be expected ahead of the trough, with strong to
gale force northeasterlies to the north of the low.

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

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

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