Halifax Harbour and Approaches

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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 20 January 2017

Today Tonight and Saturday

Wind light becoming northerly 10 to 15 knots near noon then becoming light this evening. Wind increasing to southwest 15 to 20 Saturday afternoon.

High today plus 1. Low tonight minus 4. High Saturday plus 2.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 20 January 2017
Sunday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots veering to northeast 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind northeast 15 to 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind east 25 knots increasing to east 35.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 January 2017 Today Tonight and Friday Ice free. 

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Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Southwestern Grand Banks - 44138 Banquereau - 44139 Laurentian Fan - 44141 LaHave Bank - 44150 Northeast Burgeo Bank - 44255 Halifax Harbour - 44258 Mont-Louis - 45138 Baie-Comeau Airport Havre-Saint-Pierre Airport Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan Sept-Îles Airport Cap-d'Espoir Rivière-la-Madeleine Gaspé Airport Heath Point La Pocatière Mont-Joli Airport New Carlisle Pointe-au-Père Port Menier Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Bouctouche AAFC Charlo Eskasoni (First Nations) Miramichi Fundy Park (Alma) Grand Manan Kouchibouguac Miscou Island Greater Moncton Int'l Airport Point Lepreau Saint John Airport St. Stephen Baccaro Point Beaver Island Brier Island Caribou Point Debert Grand Étang CFB Greenwood Hart Island Ingonish Beach Kentville AAFC Lunenburg McNabs Island Nappan AAFC North Mountain Parrsboro Sable Island St.Paul Island Shearwater Airport J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Tracadie Western Head Yarmouth Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Summerside Burgeo Port aux Basques Sagona Island St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Winterland Wreckhouse Île aux Perroquets Île Rouge Pointe-des-Monts Pointe-Noire Île Bicquette Cap-Chat Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 January 2017 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4655N 6045W to 4610N 6150W
to 4750N 6055W to 4720N 6330W to 4905N 6340W to 4840N 6150W to 5015N
5800W to 4830N 5925W to Newfoundland near 4805N 5905W. Sea ice north
and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM AST 20 January 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. AST today intensifying low 993 mb located south of
Laurentian Fan.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight intensifying low 974 mb located south of
the Grand Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. AST today quasi-stationary ridge located over the
western Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:51 AM AST 20 January 2017 A deepening low south of Laurentian Fan will continue to curve
towards the Grand Banks of Newfoundland today. This low is currently
giving strong easterlies to southeastern waters, which will increase
during the day to gale to possibly storm force northerlies over
eastern waters.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Banquereau-eastern half and Laurentian Fan.

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