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Funk Island Bank

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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 19 April 2021

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind east 35 knots backing to northeast 25 to 35 near noon except southwest 25 over southern sections. Wind increasing to northwest 35 to 45 near midnight except south 25 over eastern sections. Wind diminishing to northwest 20 Tuesday morning.

Rain or periods of snow changing to showers or flurries Tuesday morning. Fog patches dissipating this evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in fog patches and in precipitation.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 18 April 2021
Tonight and Monday. Seas 3 to 4 metres building to 4 to 6 Monday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 19 April 2021
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 late in the day.
Thursday Wind west 15 to 20 knots increasing to south 25 to 35.
Friday Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots diminishing to south 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 18 April 2021 Today Tonight and Monday Bergy water.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Funk Island Bank

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 18 April 2021 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4959N 5552W to 5359N 5240W
to 5541N 5328W to 5612N 5633W to 5803N 5748W then northeastward. Sea
ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

Ice Forecasts

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 18 April 2021 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4959N 5552W to 5359N 5240W
to 5541N 5328W to 5612N 5633W to 5803N 5748W then northeastward. Sea
ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Funk Island Bank

Issued 2:30 PM EDT 18 April 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4736N 5241W to 4805N 5135W to 5400N 5040W to 5500N 5100W to 6000N
5800W to 6050N 5315W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5015N 6000W to Newfoundland near 4919N 5815W.

Iceberg Count

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

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 2:30 PM EDT 18 April 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4736N 5241W to 4805N 5135W to 5400N 5040W to 5500N 5100W to 6000N
5800W to 6050N 5315W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5015N 6000W to Newfoundland near 4919N 5815W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Funk Island Bank

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 19 April 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 3:00 AM NDT 19 April 2021 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today intensifying low 992 mb located east of
the Grand Banks.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Tuesday low 984 mb located over Funk Island Bank.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT today low 995 mb located over Banquereau.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT today dissipating low 992 mb located over eastern
Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:45 AM NDT 19 April 2021 An intensifying low pressure system east of the marine district will
track northeast to lie over Funk Island Bank tonight and Tuesday.
Strong to gale force northeast to northwesterlies will develop over
northern waters ahead of this system.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half, East Coast - north of Cape St.
Francis, Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank, Funk Island Bank, and
Northern Grand Banks.

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