Funk Island Bank

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 12 December 2017

Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 15 knots veering to east 20 late overnight then to southeast 25 Wednesday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 35 Wednesday evening.

Showers or flurries ending near noon Wednesday. Rain and fog patches beginning Wednesday evening.

Risk of freezing spray this evening.

Temperatures minus 5 to zero rising to plus 3 Wednesday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 12 December 2017
Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 Wednesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 12 December 2017
Thursday Wind southeast 35 knots veering to southwest 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind south 35 to 45 knots veering to southwest 25 to 35.
Saturday Wind southwest 20 knots becoming north 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 12 December 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday Bergy water.  

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Ice Forecasts

Funk Island Bank

Issued 10:00 AM EST 12 December 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5210N 5540W to 5305N 5520W to
5430N 5640W to 5600N 6025W to 5750N 6130W to 6030N 6355W to 6045N
6250W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

Ice Forecasts

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 10:00 AM EST 12 December 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5210N 5540W to 5305N 5520W to
5430N 5640W to 5600N 6025W to 5750N 6130W to 6030N 6355W to 6045N
6250W 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 12 December 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 13 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5225N 5540W to 5000N 5230W to 5430N 4700W to 5500N 4800W to
6000N 5900W to 6100N 5400W to 5700N 5000W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs north of the
iceberg limit.

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 11:00 AM EST 12 December 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 13 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5225N 5540W to 5000N 5230W to 5430N 4700W to 5500N 4800W to
6000N 5900W to 6100N 5400W to 5700N 5000W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Funk Island Bank

Issued 8:00 PM NST 12 December 2017

'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 8:00 PM NST 12 December 2017 Tonight and Wednesday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight departing trough located northeast of
the Marine District.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight intensifying low 991 mb located over
New England.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Wednesday low 968 mb located north of the Gaspe
Peninsula.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Newfoundland.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Wednesday departing ridge located east of the
Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 8:05 PM NST 12 December 2017 Strong to gale force westerlies will diminish over northern waters
tonight as the trough of low pressure to the northeast of Belle Isle
Bank continues to move east and a ridge builds in to the region.

On Wednesday, gale force southeasterlies will spread over most waters
as a low pressure system approaches from the southwest.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except the northern and Southeastern Grand Banks.

Marine interests are advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for Belle Isle Bank.

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