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Funk Island Bank

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Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 17 January 2020

Tonight and Saturday.

Hurricane force wind warning in effect.

Wind north 55 to 65 knots increasing to north 65 to 75 late overnight then backing to northwest 55 to 65 Saturday morning. Wind diminishing to northwest 45 to 55 Saturday afternoon and to northwest 35 Saturday evening.

Snow or rain changing to flurries Saturday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray over western sections Saturday.

Temperatures plus 3 falling to minus 6 to zero Saturday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 17 January 2020
Tonight and Saturday. Seas 4 to 6 metres building to 9 to 12 this evening and to 12 to 15 late overnight. Seas subsiding to 9 to 12 Saturday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 17 January 2020
Sunday Wind northwest 25 knots backing to west 15 to 20 in the morning then to south 15 to 20 late in the day.
Monday Wind southeast 45 to 55 knots diminishing to southwest 35 to 45.
Tuesday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 17 January 2020 Today Tonight and Saturday Ice free.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Funk Island Bank

Issued 10:00 AM EST 17 January 2020 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4840N 5300W to 4920N 5240W
to 5020N 5540W to 5200N 5340W to 5440N 5340W to 5615N 5645W to 5800N
5800W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Ice Forecasts

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 10:00 AM EST 17 January 2020 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4840N 5300W to 4920N 5240W
to 5020N 5540W to 5200N 5340W to 5440N 5340W to 5615N 5645W to 5800N
5800W then northeastward. 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 17 January 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5226N 5538W to 5345N 5400W to 5700N 5600W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 11:00 AM EST 17 January 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5226N 5538W to 5345N 5400W to 5700N 5600W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Hurricane force wind warning in effect

Funk Island Bank

Issued 8:00 PM NST 17 January 2020

'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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Funk Island Bank

Issued 8:00 PM NST 17 January 2020

Moderate or severe freezing spray is 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 8:00 PM NST 17 January 2020 Tonight and Saturday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight low 960 mb located southeast of the
Avalon Peninsula.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Saturday low 959 mb located south of Greenland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:57 PM NST 17 January 2020 An exceptionally intense low pressure system just southeast of the
Avalon Peninsula will move to lie northeast of the marine district on
Saturday. Gale to storm force easterlies ahead of the low and storm
to hurricane force northerlies in its wake will gradually diminish
throughout the day on Saturday as it departs.

Marine interests are advised that hurricane force wind warnings are
in effect for South Coast, East Coast, Belle Isle Bank, Funk Island
Bank, and Northern Grand Banks. Storm warnings are in effect for all
remaining waters except Strait of Belle Isle - western half and Gulf
waters where gale warnings are in effect.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters.

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

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