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Funk Island Bank

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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 26 November 2020

Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 this evening and to light after midnight. Wind increasing to south 25 Friday morning and to southwest 35 Friday afternoon.

Showers or flurries ending near midnight. Showers Friday afternoon and evening. Fog patches forming Friday evening.

Temperatures zero rising to plus 5 Friday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 26 November 2020
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 near noon and to 2 to 3 late overnight. Seas building to 3 to 4 Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 26 November 2020
Saturday Wind southwest 35 knots diminishing to southwest 25 late in the day.
Sunday Wind south 25 knots increasing to west 35.
Monday Wind west 25 to 35 knots diminishing to west 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 26 November 2020 Today Tonight and Friday Forecasts available to mariners upon request.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Funk Island Bank

Issued 10:00 AM EST 26 November 2020 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5335N 5605W to 5500N 5715W to
5530N 5930W to 6030N 6405W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

Ice Forecasts

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 10:00 AM EST 26 November 2020 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5335N 5605W to 5500N 5715W to
5530N 5930W to 6030N 6405W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Funk Island Bank

Issued 2:30 PM EST 26 November 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5145N 5621W to 5115N 5330W to 5500N 5200W to 6100N 5900W to
6200N 5400W to 5800N 4800W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 2:30 PM EST 26 November 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5145N 5621W to 5115N 5330W to 5500N 5200W 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 3:30 PM NST 26 November 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 3:30 PM NST 26 November 2020 Tonight and Friday At 3:30 p.m. NST today trough located over the Avalon Peninsula.
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight departing trough located east of the
Marine District.

At 10:00 a.m. NST Friday trough located over Quebec.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Friday trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over the Gulf of St. Lawrence.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today high 1033 mb located over the southeastern
Grand Banks.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Friday ridge located on a line east-west over
the southeastern Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:20 PM NST 26 November 2020 A trough of low pressure will approach from the west on Friday and
lie northeast to southwest over the Gulf of St Lawrence by Friday
evening. Strong to gale force southwesterlies will develop ahead of
this feature on Friday.

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

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