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Funk Island Bank

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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 20 October 2020

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 15 knots increasing to south 25 this evening then veering to southwest 25 late overnight except southwest 35 over northern sections. Wind becoming northwest 25 Wednesday morning then diminishing to north 15 Wednesday evening.

Showers overnight and Wednesday morning. Fog patches dissipating Wednesday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 20 October 2020
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 3 late overnight then subsiding to 2 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 20 October 2020
Thursday Wind light increasing to southeast 25 knots in the morning and to west 25 to 35 late in the day.
Friday Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20.
Saturday Wind northwest 15 knots increasing to south 25.

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Funk Island Bank

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 19 July 2020 Forecasts have ended for the season.

Ice Forecasts

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 19 July 2020 Forecasts have ended for the season.
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Funk Island Bank

Issued 2:30 PM EDT 19 October 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Oct estimated from Newfoundland near
5125N 5530W to 5100N 5430W to 5100N 5100W to 5300N 4930W to 5615N
5100W to 5700N 5500W to 6100N 5900W to 6200N 5600W to 5900N 5000W
then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Oct estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5157N 5554W to Newfoundland near 5131N 5536W.

Iceberg Count

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

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 2:30 PM EDT 19 October 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Oct estimated from Newfoundland near
5125N 5530W to 5100N 5430W to 5100N 5100W to 5300N 4930W to 5615N
5100W to 5700N 5500W to 6100N 5900W to 6200N 5600W to 5900N 5000W
then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Oct estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5157N 5554W to Newfoundland near 5131N 5536W.

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 October 2020

'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 October 2020 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located over the Grand Banks.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday ridge located over the southeastern
Grand Banks.

At 10:00 a.m. NDT today low 1018 mb located over the St. Lawrence
River.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday low 1007 mb located over northern Belle
Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:51 AM NDT 20 October 2020 A low pressure system approaching from the west will cross Belle Isle
Bank overnight then move quickly east of the marine district by
Wednesday morning. Strong to gale force southwesterlies will develop
over northeastern waters tonight ahead of the low then shift to
strong to gale force northwesterlies in its wake. Winds will diminish
as the low moves away.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Belle Isle Bank and Funk Island Bank.

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