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Funk Island Bank

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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 11 December 2019

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 25 to 35 knots except southwest 35 to 45 over southern sections late this morning. Wind becoming west 25 this evening. Wind west 25 Thursday.

Showers and fog patches changing to flurries this afternoon.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray over northern sections late overnight and Thursday.

Temperatures plus 6 falling to zero this afternoon becoming minus 5 to zero overnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 11 December 2019
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 5 to 7 metres subsiding to 3 to 5 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 11 December 2019
Friday Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to west 20.
Sunday Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 10 December 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday Ice free.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Funk Island Bank

Issued 10:00 AM EST 10 December 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4915N 5330W to 4945N 5405W
to 5010N 5520W to 5310N 5510W to 5445N 5635W to 5605N 5950W to 6025N
6415W then northwestward. Sea ice southwest then west of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Ice Forecasts

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 10:00 AM EST 10 December 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4915N 5330W to 4945N 5405W
to 5010N 5520W to 5310N 5510W to 5445N 5635W to 5605N 5950W to 6025N
6415W then northwestward. Sea ice southwest then west of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Funk Island Bank

Issued 11:00 AM EST 10 December 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 11 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5145N 5622W to 5145N 5500W to 5230N 5400W to 5445N 5400W to
5800N 5700W to 5900N 5700W to 6000N 5300W to 5800N 4900W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 11:00 AM EST 10 December 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 11 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5145N 5622W to 5145N 5500W to 5230N 5400W to 5445N 5400W to
5800N 5700W to 5900N 5700W to 6000N 5300W to 5800N 4900W 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 11 December 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Funk Island Bank

Issued 10:00 AM NST 11 December 2019

Moderate or severe freezing spray is occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 11 December 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:00 a.m. NST today quasi-stationary low 970 mb located over
eastern Labrador Sea.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today trough located over the Great Northern
Peninsula.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Thursday trough from low located on a line
northeast-southwest over the southeastern Grand Banks.

By 3:00 a.m. NST Thursday approaching trough located over the
St. Lawrence River.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:50 AM NST 11 December 2019 A trough of low pressure over northern waters will move to lie over
the Grand Banks by this evening. Gale force southwesterlies will
shift to generally strong to gale force west to northwesterlies
behind the trough today, except storm force westerlies over Belle
Isle Bank tonight.

A second trough of low pressure will cross the island on Thursday.
Strong to gale force westerlies can be expected south of this
feature.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Belle Isle Bank. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters
except Northeast Gulf.

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

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