Halifax Harbour and Approaches


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 22 September 2017

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Wind easterly 15 to 20 knots diminishing to east 10 to 15 overnight and to light Saturday morning.

A few showers beginning early this morning and ending early this evening. Fog patches forming overnight and dissipating Saturday morning.

Temperatures plus 15 rising to plus 21 Saturday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 22 September 2017
Sunday Wind easterly 10 to 15 knots veering to southerly 10 to 15 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind westerly 15 to 20 knots veering to northerly 15 to 20.
Tuesday Wind variable 15 knots.

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 20 June 2017 Forecasts have ended for the season.

No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM ADT 22 September 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today Post-tropical Storm Jose 987 mb located at
39.5N 68.5W.
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Saturday weakening Post-tropical Storm Jose 994
mb located at 39.4N 68.8W.

At 3:00 a.m. ADT today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Saturday ridge located from Maine to the Grand

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:58 AM ADT 22 September 2017 Strong to gale force easterlies will continue to affect southwestern
waters this morning as post tropical storm Jose remains southwest of
Georges Bank. Winds will diminish slightly today as Jose slowly
weakens and drifts away from the district. Marine interests are
advised that gale warnings are in effect for Browns Bank, Georges
Bank, LaHave Bank and West Scotian Slope.

As of 3:00 AM ADT post tropical storm Jose was located near 39.5
north and 68.5 west, or about 125 nautical miles southeast of
Nantucket. Minimum central pressure is 987 MB and maximum sustained
winds are 45 knots. Jose is currently drifting westward at 2 knots.

Long period swells from Jose will continue to affect the Atlantic
coastline of Nova Scotia and the Fundy coastline of New Brunswick.
These should very slowly diminish on Friday.

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