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Funk Island Bank

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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 21 October 2020

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 25 knots except southwest 35 over northern sections. Wind becoming northwest 25 this morning then diminishing to north 15 this evening. Wind diminishing to light near midnight then increasing to southeast 20 Thursday morning. Wind increasing to southwest 30 near noon Thursday and to west 35 Thursday evening.

Showers and fog patches ending this morning. Rain Thursday.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 21 October 2020
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 near midnight then building to 2 to 3 Thursday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 21 October 2020
Friday Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind northwest 15 knots increasing to south 25.
Sunday Wind north 20 knots backing to northwest 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 20 October 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Oct estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5223N 5540W to 5045N 5400W to 5115N 5100W to 5300N 5015W to
5630N 5100W to 5700N 5500W to 6100N 5900W to 6200N 5600W to 5900N
5000W then eastwards.

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 20 October 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Oct estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5223N 5540W to 5045N 5400W to 5115N 5100W to 5300N 5015W to
5630N 5100W to 5700N 5500W to 6100N 5900W to 6200N 5600W to 5900N
5000W 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 NDT 21 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 3:00 AM NDT 21 October 2020 Today Tonight and Thursday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today quasi-stationary ridge located over the
southeastern Grand Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT today departing low 1012 mb located over Belle
Isle Bank.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located west of the Maritimes.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Thursday departing ridge located over Funk
Island Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:46 AM NDT 21 October 2020 A low pressure system over Belle Isle Bank will move east of the
marine district this morning. Strong to gale force southwesterlies
ahead of the low will shift to strong to gale force northwesterlies
this morning. Winds will diminish as the low moves away today.

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

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