Halifax Harbour and Approaches

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM ADT 28 March 2017

Tonight and Wednesday

Wind east 20 to 25 knots diminishing to east 15 near midnight then backing to northeast 15 near noon Wednesday. Wind backing to north 15 early Wednesday evening then increasing to north 20 late Wednesday evening.

Periods of freezing drizzle changing to freezing rain or ice pellets late overnight then to snow near noon Wednesday. A few flurries early Wednesday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures near zero.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 28 March 2017
Thursday Wind north 30 to 35 knots.
Friday Wind north 30 knots diminishing to north 20.
Saturday Wind east 15 knots increasing to east 20 to 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 28 March 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday 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 EDT 28 March 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4540N 6015W to 4505N 6020W
to 4500N 5905W to 4555N 5820W to Newfoundland near 4735N 5900W. Sea
ice northwest of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM ADT 28 March 2017 Tonight and Wednesday At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight low 1010 mb located over East Scotian
Slope.
By 10:00 a.m. ADT Wednesday weakening low 1015 mb located south
of the Marine District.

At 10:00 a.m. ADT Wednesday low 1010 mb located near Georges Bank.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Wednesday low 999 mb located over East Scotian
Slope.

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