Halifax Harbour and Approaches
Issued 08:00 PM ADT 30 August 2016
Tonight and Wednesday
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind light increasing to southwest 10 to 15 knots early Wednesday morning and to southwest 20 near noon Wednesday.
Chance of showers Wednesday.
Low tonight plus 16. High Wednesday plus 22.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 25 May 2016 Forecasts have ended for the season.
Warnings (In effect)
Halifax Harbour and ApproachesIssued 8:00 PM ADT 30 August 2016
'Strong' winds of 20 to 33 knots are 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 8:00 PM ADT 30 August 2016 Tonight and Wednesday At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight building ridge located southwest of
By 9:00 p.m. ADT Wednesday ridge located south of Nova Scotia.
At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight intensifying tropical depression 8 located
at 34.7N 75.0W.
By 3:00 p.m. ADT Wednesday intensifying tropical depression 8
located at 36.4N 72.9W.
At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight Hurricane Gaston 964 mb located at
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Wednesday Hurricane Gaston 975 mb located at
Marine Weather StatementIssued 8:00 PM ADT 30 August 2016 At 8PM ADT hurricane Gaston is located near 32.6 degrees north
And 51.9 degrees west. Maximum sustained winds are 95 knots. Minimum
central pressure is about 964 MB. Gaston is moving northeastward at
Note that Gaston is forecast to pass well south of Canadian waters.
As of 8PM ADT tropical depression 8 is located near 34.7 degrees
north and 75.0 degrees west. Maximum sustained winds are 30 knots.
Minimum central pressure is about 1011 MB. It is moving
north-northeastward at 4 knots.
The depression could become a tropical storm on Wednesday. There is
uncertainty about the development of the storm, however current
guidance has the storm tracking over the southern slope waters late
Thursday and into Friday.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Anticosti - eastern half
- Anticosti - western half
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Eastern Shore - eastern half
- Eastern Shore - western half
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Scotian Slope
- Georges Bank
- Grand Manan
- Gulf - Magdalen - eastern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - western half
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Halifax Harbour and Approaches
- LaHave Bank
- Laurentian Fan - northeastern half
- Laurentian Fan - southwestern half
- L'Isle-aux-Coudres to Tadoussac
- Northumberland Strait
- Pointe à Michel to Pointe-des-Monts
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - northern half
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half
- Sable - eastern half
- Sable - western half
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Shore
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- Tadoussac to Pointe à Michel
- West Scotian Slope
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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