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Funk Island Bank

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 28 January 2022

Tonight and Saturday.

Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots except southwest 25 over northwestern sections. Wind becoming south 15 to 20 near noon Saturday then increasing to southeast 30 Saturday evening.

Snow Saturday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures near zero.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 28 January 2022
Tonight and Saturday. Seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 28 January 2022
Sunday Wind southeast 45 to 55 knots veering to southwest 40 to 50 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind southwest 35 to 45 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 20.
Tuesday Wind southwest 20 knots veering to northwest 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 January 2022 Today Tonight and Saturday Ice free.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Funk Island Bank

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 January 2022 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4739N 5240W to 4840N 5224W
to 4948N 5325W to 5011N 5459W to 5150N 5237W to 5428N 5154W to 5803N
5618W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Ice Forecasts

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 January 2022 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4739N 5240W to 4840N 5224W
to 4948N 5325W to 5011N 5459W to 5150N 5237W to 5428N 5154W to 5803N
5618W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Funk Island Bank

Issued 2:06 PM EST 28 January 2022

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5239N 5551W to 5050N 4940W to 5205N 4755W to 5930N 5625W to
6035N 5210W to 5830N 4700W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

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

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 2:06 PM EST 28 January 2022

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5239N 5551W to 5050N 4940W to 5205N 4755W to 5930N 5625W to
6035N 5210W to 5830N 4700W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM NST 28 January 2022 Tonight and Saturday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over the northeastern Gulf of St. Lawrence.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Saturday dissipating trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over the West Coast of Newfoundland.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight intensifying low 1003 mb located off
Cape Hatteras.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Saturday approaching low 969 mb located southwest
of Nova Scotia.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over the Grand Banks.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Saturday ridge located east of the Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:58 PM NST 28 January 2022 Strong to gale force southwesterlies over western and northern waters
this evening ahead of a trough of low pressure approaching from the
west will diminish tonight as the trough dissipates over Western
Newfoundland.

A low pressure system off Cape Hatteras this evening will rapidly
intensify overnight and Saturday as it tracks up the Eastern Seaboard
to lie southwest of Nova Scotia by Saturday evening. Gale to storm
force southeast to northeasterlies will spread across most waters
later on Saturday well ahead of this low.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Gulf - Port au Port, Southwest Coast, South Coast and Southwestern
Grand Banks. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters
except Funk Island Bank.

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

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