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Funk Island Bank

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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 25 February 2021

Today Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots backing to west 25 to 35 this morning then diminishing to variable 15 to 20 this afternoon. Wind increasing to southeast 25 this evening and to southwest 35 after midnight. Wind veering to northwest 45 Friday morning with gusts to 55 then diminishing to northwest 25 to 35 near noon Friday.

Snow or rain beginning this evening changing to flurries near noon Friday. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray over northwestern sections Friday evening.

Temperatures zero becoming minus 5 to zero Friday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 25 February 2021
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 4 to 6 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 25 February 2021
Saturday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Sunday Wind southwest 25 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35.
Monday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots becoming southeast 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 24 February 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday Bergy water.  

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Ice Forecasts

Funk Island Bank

Issued 10:00 AM EST 24 February 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4839N 5303W to 4920N 5247W
to 4955N 5334W to 5347N 5131W to 5803N 5800W then northeastward. Sea
ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

Ice Forecasts

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 10:00 AM EST 24 February 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4839N 5303W to 4920N 5247W
to 4955N 5334W to 5347N 5131W to 5803N 5800W then northeastward. Sea
ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Funk Island Bank

Issued 2:57 PM EST 24 February 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4726N 5244W to 4650N 5020W to 4720N 4840W to 4825N 4900W to 5430N
5130W to 6010N 5700W to 6020N 5550W to 5710N 5050W to 5540N 4550W
then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Feb estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5131N 5704W to Newfoundland near 5113N 5629W.

Iceberg Count

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

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 2:57 PM EST 24 February 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4726N 5244W to 4650N 5020W to 4720N 4840W to 4825N 4900W to 5430N
5130W to 6010N 5700W to 6020N 5550W to 5710N 5050W to 5540N 4550W
then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Feb estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5131N 5704W to Newfoundland near 5113N 5629W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Funk Island Bank

Issued 03:00 AM NST 25 February 2021

'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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Funk Island Bank

Issued 03:00 AM NST 25 February 2021

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 3:00 AM NST 25 February 2021 Today Tonight and Friday At 3:00 a.m. NST today deepening low 973 mb located east of Funk
Island Bank.
By 3:30 p.m. NST today departing low 962 mb located southeast
of Greenland.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today deepening low 996 mb located over Maine.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Friday low 976 mb located over Funk Island Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:51 AM NST 25 February 2021 A low pressure system east of the marine district will depart to the
east today. Strong to gale force northwesterlies will diminish as the
low departs.

A second low pressure system over Maine will deepen as it tracks
across Southeastern Newfoundland tonight and moves to lie east of the
marine district on Friday. Strong to gale force south to
southwesterlies south of the low will shift to strong to gale force
northwesterlies in its wake on Friday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Gulf and Northeast
Coast.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Gulf waters, Southwest Coast, Northeast Coast, Belle
Isle Bank and Funk Island Bank.

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