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Funk Island Bank

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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 07 December 2019

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Wind west 30 knots backing to southwest 25 this morning then diminishing to southwest 15 to 20 this afternoon. Wind diminishing to variable 10 to 15 this evening then increasing to west 30 overnight. Wind west 30 Sunday.

Flurries ending this morning. Snow beginning this evening and changing to flurries overnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures near zero.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 07 December 2019
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this afternoon then building to 3 to 4 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 07 December 2019
Monday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots.
Tuesday Wind south 35 to 45 knots increasing to southwest 45 to 55.
Wednesday Wind west 45 to 55 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 6 December 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday Ice free.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Funk Island Bank

Issued 10:00 AM EST 6 December 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5040N 5610W to 5120N 5510W
to 5310N 5510W to 5500N 5710W to 5615N 6030W to 5750N 6125W to 6025N
6420W then northwestward. Sea ice north then west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Ice Forecasts

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 10:00 AM EST 6 December 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5040N 5610W to 5120N 5510W
to 5310N 5510W to 5500N 5710W to 5615N 6030W to 5750N 6125W to 6025N
6420W then northwestward. Sea ice north then west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Funk Island Bank

Issued 11:00 AM EST 6 December 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 7 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 6 December 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 7 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

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NST 7 December 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday At 3:00 a.m. NST today departing low 970 mb located south of
Greenland.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today low 1008 mb located south of Nova Scotia.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Sunday low 998 mb located east of Funk Island Bank.

By 3:00 a.m. NST Sunday approaching trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over southern Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:45 AM NST 7 December 2019 A low pressure system will track northeastward across the Avalon
Peninsula this evening. Strong to gale force southerlies will develop
over the Grand Banks late in the day today.

An intensifying trough of low pressure will approach the marine
district from the Labrador Sea Sunday afternoon. Strong to gale force
northwesterlies will develop over northern waters late in the day on
Sunday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Belle Isle Bank and the Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Gulf, Gulf - Port au
Port and Belle Isle Bank.

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