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Funk Island Bank

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 13 December 2019

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots except west 45 over southern sections. Wind becoming west 35 to 45 early this morning then veering to northwest 35 this evening. Wind diminishing to west 25 Saturday morning then backing to southwest 15 to 20 Saturday evening.

Flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending Saturday morning.

Temperatures minus 5 rising to zero Saturday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 13 December 2019
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 3 to 5 metres building to 5 to 7 this morning except 7 to 9 over eastern sections tonight. Seas subsiding to 3 to 5 Saturday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 13 December 2019
Sunday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots increasing to southeast 35 to 45 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind southwest 35 to 45 knots.
Tuesday Wind west 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 12 December 2019 Today Tonight and Friday Ice free.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Funk Island Bank

Issued 10:00 AM EST 12 December 2019 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4915N 5330W to 4945N 5405W
to 5010N 5520W to 5310N 5510W to 5445N 5635W to 5605N 5950W to 6025N
6415W then northwestward. Sea ice southwest then west of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Ice Forecasts

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 10:00 AM EST 12 December 2019 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4915N 5330W to 4945N 5405W
to 5010N 5520W to 5310N 5510W to 5445N 5635W to 5605N 5950W to 6025N
6415W then northwestward. Sea ice southwest then 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 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 13 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5145N 5622W to 5145N 5500W to 5230N 5400W to 5445N 5400W to
5800N 5700W to 5900N 5700W to 6000N 5300W to 5800N 4900W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 11:00 AM EST 12 December 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 13 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5145N 5622W to 5145N 5500W to 5230N 5400W to 5445N 5400W to
5800N 5700W to 5900N 5700W to 6000N 5300W to 5800N 4900W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Funk Island Bank

Issued 03:00 AM NST 13 December 2019

'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 13 December 2019

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 13 December 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. NST today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over southern Labrador Sea.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Saturday departing trough located east of the
Marine District.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today departing trough located over Funk Island
Bank.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today ridge located over the Maritimes.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Saturday ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over the southern Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:54 AM NST 13 December 2019 A fast-moving trough of low pressure over Funk Island Bank will move
to lie east of the district by later this morning. Strong to gale
force westerlies south and west of this feature are expected to
diminish this morning.

A second trough over the South Labrador Sea will move southeastward
across the northern marine district today. Gale force westerlies over
northeastern waters will shift to strong to gale force
northwesterlies as the trough passes. Winds will diminish early on
Saturday as the trough departs to the east.

A third trough will approach from the west on Saturday. Strong to
gale force southeasterlies will develop ahead of the trough over
southwestern waters late in the period.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Belle Isle Bank. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters
except the Gulf waters.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except the Southern Grand Banks.

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