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Funk Island Bank

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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 14 November 2019

Today Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 35 knots diminishing to northwest 25 near noon and to northwest 15 to 20 this evening. Wind backing to southwest 10 to 15 after midnight then increasing to southwest 20 Friday afternoon. Wind backing to south 25 Friday evening.

Flurries this morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 14 November 2019
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 Friday morning and to 2 to 3 Friday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 14 November 2019
Saturday Wind south 40 to 50 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 40 to 50 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 14 November 2019 Today Tonight and Friday Bergy water.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Funk Island Bank

Issued 10:00 AM EST 14 November 2019 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5330N 5950W to Labrador
near 5335N 6010W. Sea ice southwest of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5615N 6120W to 5635N
6045W to 5755N 6130W to 6025N 6405W to Labrador near 6020N 6425W.
Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

Ice Forecasts

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 10:00 AM EST 14 November 2019 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5330N 5950W to Labrador
near 5335N 6010W. Sea ice southwest of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5615N 6120W to 5635N
6045W to 5755N 6130W to 6025N 6405W to Labrador near 6020N 6425W.
Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Funk Island Bank

Issued 11:00 AM EST 14 November 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 15 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5210N 5545W to 5100N 5200W to 5045N 4800W to 5200N 4645W to
5530N 5400W to 6100N 5900W to 6200N 5400W to 5800N 4800W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

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

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 11:00 AM EST 14 November 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 15 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5210N 5545W to 5100N 5200W to 5045N 4800W to 5200N 4645W to
5530N 5400W to 6100N 5900W to 6200N 5400W to 5800N 4800W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Funk Island Bank

Issued 10:00 AM NST 14 November 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM NST 14 November 2019 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:00 a.m. NST today low 960 mb located over eastern Labrador
Sea.
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight departing low 960 mb located north of
Labrador Sea.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today ridge located over the Maritimes.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Friday ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over the Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:59 AM NST 14 November 2019 An intense low pressure system over the East Labrador Sea will
continue to move northeastward today. Strong to gale force westerlies
south of the low will gradually diminish today as the low moves away.

A trough of low pressure will approach from the west on Friday.
Strong to gale force southerlies are expected to develop ahead of
this feature late on Friday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, Southwest Coast, Northeast Coast,
Belle Isle Bank and Funk Island Bank.

Marine interests are also advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle.

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