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Funk Island Bank

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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 28 February 2020

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Wind east 15 knots increasing to east 25 early this morning then becoming west 25 overnight except northeast 15 to 20 over northern sections. Wind west 25 except northeast 15 to 20 over northern sections Saturday.

Flurries changing to snow this morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures minus 5 rising to zero this morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 28 February 2020
Today Tonight and Saturday. Outside the ice edge seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 28 February 2020
Sunday Wind west 25 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 in the morning then increasing to northeast 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind north 25 knots.
Tuesday Wind variable 15 knots increasing to south 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 February 2020 Today Tonight and Friday Bergy water except 9 tenths grey-white ice in the northwestern section.  

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Ice Forecasts

Funk Island Bank

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 February 2020 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4830N 5300W to 4845N 5045W
to 5055N 4900W to 5515N 5245W to 5615N 5615W to 5800N 5800W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 9 tenths grey-white ice in the northwestern
section.

Ice Forecasts

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 February 2020 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4830N 5300W to 4845N 5045W
to 5055N 4900W to 5515N 5245W to 5615N 5615W 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 27 February 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4730N 5240W to 4650N 4620W to 4855N 4615W to 5400N 4940W to 6000N
5900W to 6220N 5500W to 5800N 4700W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Feb estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5140N 5633W to Newfoundland near 5126N 5620W.

Iceberg Count

10 to 25 icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 11:00 AM EST 27 February 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4730N 5240W to 4650N 4620W to 4855N 4615W to 5400N 4940W to 6000N
5900W to 6220N 5500W to 5800N 4700W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Feb estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5140N 5633W to Newfoundland near 5126N 5620W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NST 28 February 2020 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. NST today trough located on a line northwest-southeast
over Cape Breton Island.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Saturday trough located on a line east-west over
the Great Northern Peninsula.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Belle Isle Bank.
By 10:00 a.m. NST today weakening ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over Belle Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:49 AM NST 28 February 2020 A trough of low pressure over Cape Breton Island will cross
Newfoundland today to lie on an east-west line over the Great
Northern Peninsula tonight. Gale to storm force easterlies will
spread across most waters ahead of the trough today and weaken to
strong easterlies throughout the forecast period. In the wake of the
trough, strong to gale force westerlies are forecast.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Southwest Coast. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters
except Belle Isle Bank and Funk Island Bank.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Gulf - Port au Port and Northeast Coast.

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