Halifax Harbour and Approaches


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 02 December 2015

Today Tonight and Thursday

Wind southwest 15 knots backing to southeast 10 to 15 late this morning then veering to southwest 15 to 20 this evening. Wind diminishing to light overnight then increasing to northeast 15 Thursday afternoon. Wind increasing to east 25 to 30 Thursday evening.

Chance of showers beginning early this morning changing to periods of rain early this evening. Fog patches forming this morning.

Temperatures near plus 8.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 02 December 2015
Friday Wind northwest 30 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 20 to 25 in the morning and to northwest 15 late in the day.
Saturday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 late in the day.
Sunday Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots.

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 May 2015 Forecasts have ended for the season.

No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM AST 2 December 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday At 3:00 a.m. AST today ridge located from New Brunswick to
Laurentian Fan.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight ridge located east of the Marine District.

At 3:00 a.m. AST today low 1011 mb located south of Cape Cod.
By 6:00 a.m. AST Thursday low 998 mb located over Newfoundland.

At 8:00 p.m. AST Thursday low 995 mb located near Lurcher.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:58 AM AST 2 December 2015 An area of low pressure will track in from the west to lie over the
Gulf of Maine by Thursday evening while high pressure moves in over
Labrador. Strong to gale force northeasterlies over northern waters
are expected on Thursday between these two features.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for
Northumberland Strait, Gulf-Magdalen and Chaleur-Miscou.

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