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Funk Island Bank

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 09 May 2021

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind east 25 knots increasing to east 35 early this morning then diminishing to south 25 this afternoon. Wind diminishing to south 15 to 20 overnight and to variable 10 to 15 Monday morning. Wind increasing to northwest 15 to 20 Monday evening.

Rain changing to showers this evening. Fog patches dissipating Monday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 09 May 2021
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 3 metres becoming 3 to 4 near noon Monday except 2 to 3 over western sections.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 09 May 2021
Tuesday Wind west 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15.
Thursday Wind southwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 8 May 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday Forecasts available to mariners upon request.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Funk Island Bank

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 8 May 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5320N 5549W to 5336N 5519W to
5456N 5709W to 5536N 5504W to 5801N 6014W 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 EDT 8 May 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5320N 5549W to 5336N 5519W to
5456N 5709W to 5536N 5504W to 5801N 6014W 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 EDT 8 May 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 9 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4929N 5510W to 5225N 4940W to 5500N 5020W to 5525N 5040W then
eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 9 May estimated from Quebec near
5038N 5927W to Newfoundland near 5004N 5738W.

Iceberg Count

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

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 2:30 PM EDT 8 May 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 9 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4929N 5510W to 5225N 4940W to 5500N 5020W to 5525N 5040W then
eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 9 May estimated from Quebec near
5038N 5927W to Newfoundland near 5004N 5738W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Funk Island Bank

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 09 May 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 9 May 2021 Today Tonight and Monday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today low 985 mb located over Cape Breton Island.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Monday low 992 mb located over the Northeast
Coast of Newfoundland.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT today trough from low located on a line east-west
over the South Coast of Newfoundland.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Monday trough from low located on a line east-west
over Belle Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:40 AM NDT 9 May 2021 An intense low pressure system and an associated trough over Cape
Breton Island will move to lie over Newfoundland today and over Funk
Island Bank on Monday. Strong to gale force east to northeasterly
winds will develop over northern waters ahead of the trough, while
strong to gale force west to southwesterlies will spread across
southern waters south of the low.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis and the Southern
Grand Banks.

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