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Funk Island Bank

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 29 November 2021

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 25 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 20 this afternoon and to variable 10 to 15 this evening. Wind increasing to southeast 25 late overnight and to southeast 35 Tuesday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 45 Tuesday afternoon.

Rain and fog patches Tuesday.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 29 November 2021
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 near midnight then building to 4 to 6 Tuesday morning. Seas building to 6 to 8 Tuesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 29 November 2021
Wednesday Wind southwest 35 to 45 knots diminishing to southwest 25 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots.
Friday Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 29 November 2021 Today Tonight and Tuesday Ice free.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Funk Island Bank

Issued 10:00 AM EST 29 November 2021 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5345N 5642W to 5354N
5652W to Labrador near 5356N 5708W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5413N 5815W to Labrador
near 5415N 5818W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5548N 6029W to 5718N
6100W to 5933N 6319W to Labrador near 5951N 6402W. Sea ice west of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Ice Forecasts

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 10:00 AM EST 29 November 2021 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5345N 5642W to 5354N
5652W to Labrador near 5356N 5708W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5413N 5815W to Labrador
near 5415N 5818W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5548N 6029W to 5718N
6100W to 5933N 6319W to Labrador near 5951N 6402W. Sea ice west of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Funk Island Bank

Issued 1:30 PM EST 29 November 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Nov estimated from Newfoundland near
5106N 5543W to 5130N 5430W to 5500N 4945W to 5600N 4945W to 5745N
5715W to 6050N 6015W to 6205N 5355W to 5910N 4710W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Nov estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5128N 5651W to Newfoundland near 5120N 5639W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 1:30 PM EST 29 November 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Nov estimated from Newfoundland near
5106N 5543W to 5130N 5430W to 5500N 4945W to 5600N 4945W to 5745N
5715W to 6050N 6015W to 6205N 5355W to 5910N 4710W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Nov estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5128N 5651W to Newfoundland near 5120N 5639W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Funk Island Bank

Issued 10:00 AM NST 29 November 2021

'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 29 November 2021 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:00 a.m. NST today low 981 mb located over northwestern
Labrador Sea.
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight low 992 mb located north of Labrador Sea.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today low 1004 mb located southwest of Nova
Scotia.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Tuesday low 988 mb located over Gulf - Port
au Port.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today ridge located over the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Tuesday ridge located over Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:42 AM NST 29 November 2021 A low pressure system over the Northwest Labrador Sea will continue
tracking northeastward and will bring strong to gale force
southwesterlies to northern waters today.

A second low pressure system will approach the Gulf waters tonight
from the southwest. The low will continue northeastwards on Tuesday
to lie over Southeastern Labrador by late in the day. Strong to gale
force northeasterlies to southeasterlies will spread across all
waters tonight into Tuesday ahead of this low. Winds will shift to
strong to gale force west to southwesterlies in the wake of the low.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters.

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