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Funk Island Bank

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 20 September 2019

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 20 knots backing to south 15 to 20 this evening then diminishing to variable 10 to 15 late overnight. Wind increasing to north 35 Saturday morning then backing to northwest 25 to 35 Saturday evening.

Showers beginning late overnight and ending Saturday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 20 September 2019
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 Saturday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 20 September 2019
Sunday Wind northwest 25 knots backing to southwest 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind southwest 25 knots.
Tuesday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots.

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Funk Island Bank

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 13 July 2019 Forecasts have ended for the season.

Ice Forecasts

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 13 July 2019 Forecasts have ended for the season.
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Funk Island Bank

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 20 September 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Sep estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5550W to 5130N 4930W to 5330N 5000W to 5700N 5500W to 6100N
5800W to 6200N 5600W to 5900N 5000W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Sep estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5138N 5636W to Newfoundland near 5124N 5629W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 20 September 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Sep estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5550W to 5130N 4930W to 5330N 5000W to 5700N 5500W to 6100N
5800W to 6200N 5600W to 5900N 5000W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Sep estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5138N 5636W to Newfoundland near 5124N 5629W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Funk Island Bank

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 20 September 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 NDT 20 September 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:00 a.m. NDT today Post-tropical Storm Humberto 973 mb located
at 41.9N 57.6W.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Saturday weakening Post-tropical Storm Humberto
980 mb located at 44.6N 52.6W.

At 10:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over the Avalon Peninsula.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Saturday dissipating ridge located on a line
east-west over Funk Island Bank.

At 10:00 a.m. NDT today trough located over central Labrador Coast.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT Saturday trough located over Funk Island Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:53 AM NDT 20 September 2019 At 9:30 AM NDT, post-tropical storm Humberto was located near
latitude 41.9 north and longitude 57.6 west, about 165 nautical miles
southeast of Sable Island. Maximum sustained winds are estimated at
65 knots and central pressure at 973 MB. Humberto is moving
north-northeast at 19 knots.

Humberto will continue northeastward today and weaken as it tracks
through the Southern Grand Banks tonight.

Gale force southeasterlies ahead of Humberto will increase to gale to
storm force southwesterlies to its south this evening. Strong to gale
force northwesterlies will persist behind Humberto on Saturday.

Meanwhile, a trough of low pressure moving southward from Labrador
will track across the district tonight and Saturday. Strong to gale
force northerlies are expected behind the trough on Saturday.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
the Southern Grand Banks. Gale warnings are in effect for Northeast
Gulf, East Coast, Northeast Coast, Funk Island Bank, and Northern
Grand Banks.

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