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Funk Island Bank

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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 20 January 2020

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southeast 35 knots increasing to southeast 45 to 55 early this morning then diminishing to southwest 35 near noon. Wind diminishing to northwest 25 early this evening and to northwest 15 near midnight. Wind increasing to west 25 near noon Tuesday.

Snow this morning changing to rain and ending near noon. Flurries Tuesday. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray over western sections this evening. Freezing spray Tuesday afternoon and evening.

Temperatures minus 2 rising to plus 3 this afternoon then falling to minus 9 to minus 1 Tuesday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 20 January 2020
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 5 to 7 metres subsiding to 3 to 5 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 20 January 2020
Wednesday Wind west 20 knots.
Thursday Wind southwest 20 knots.
Friday Wind west 15 knots veering to northwest 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 January 2020 Today Tonight and Monday Ice free.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Funk Island Bank

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 January 2020 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4840N 5300W to 4930N 5245W
to 5020N 5540W to 5205N 5335W to 5430N 5345W to 5620N 5635W 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 19 January 2020 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4840N 5300W to 4930N 5245W
to 5020N 5540W to 5205N 5335W to 5430N 5345W to 5620N 5635W 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 19 January 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5223N 5538W to 5330N 5400W to 5700N 5600W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 11:00 AM EST 19 January 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5223N 5538W to 5330N 5400W to 5700N 5600W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Funk Island Bank

Issued 03:00 AM NST 20 January 2020

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots 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 03:00 AM NST 20 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 3:00 AM NST 20 January 2020 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 3:00 a.m. NST today low 988 mb located over the Southwest Coast
of Newfoundland.
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight low 988 mb located northeast of Belle
Isle Bank.

By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight approaching ridge located on a line
east-west over the Maritimes.

By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight trough located over northern Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:00 AM NST 20 January 2020 A low pressure system located over Southwest Coast will cross Central
Newfoundland this morning to lie northeast of Belle Isle Bank by this
evening. Gale to storm force east to southeasterlies ahead of the low
will shift to strong to gale force west to northwesterlies in its
wake. Winds will shift to moderate to strong westerlies as the low
departs this evening.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south, Funk Island Bank, and the
Grand Banks. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters
except Strait of Belle Isle and Gulf waters.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
and the Southern Grand Banks.

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