Halifax Harbour and Approaches

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Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM ADT 30 March 2015

Tonight and Tuesday

Wind south 10 to 15 knots becoming variable 10 to 15 Tuesday morning then increasing to west 15 to 20 near noon Tuesday.

Periods of snow beginning near midnight changing to rain late overnight then to chance of showers Tuesday afternoon and evening. Fog patches forming late overnight and dissipating late Tuesday morning.

Temperatures near plus 2.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 30 March 2015
Wednesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to north 20 to 25 late in the day.
Thursday Wind northwest 20 to 25 knots backing to west 15 to 20 late in the day.
Friday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 30 March 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday Open water. 

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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 Rivière-du-Loup Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Bouctouche AAFC Charlo 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 EDT 30 March 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4515N 6100W to 4445N
6100W to 4430N 5800W to 4600N 5700W to 4730N 5800W to Newfoundland
near 4720N 5520W. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4520N 6530W to
Nova Scotia near 4500N 6505W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM ADT 30 March 2015 Tonight and Tuesday At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight ridge located from East Scotian Slope
to Newfoundland.
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Tuesday ridge located on a line north-south over
the eastern Marine District.

At 3:00 a.m. ADT Tuesday trough located on a line north-south over
the western Marine District.
By 3:30 p.m. ADT Tuesday trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over the eastern Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:50 PM ADT 30 March 2015 A trough of low pressure will track to lie over the western marine
district tonight and over the eastern marine district by Tuesday
afternoon. Strong to gale force southerlies ahead of the trough shift
to strong to gale force westerlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
East Scotian Slope and Laurentian Fan.

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