Halifax Harbour and Approaches
Issued 03:00 AM AST 09 December 2016
Today Tonight and Saturday
Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 15 to 20 early this morning then backing to west 20 to 25 late this morning. Wind veering to northwest 15 to 20 Saturday afternoon.
Flurries ending late this morning. Chance of flurries beginning Saturday afternoon.
Temperatures plus 1 falling to minus 4 Saturday morning.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 25 May 2016 Forecasts have ended for the season.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 3:00 AM AST 9 December 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. AST today intensifying low 988 mb located over
By 10:00 a.m. AST today departing low 979 mb located over
At 3:30 p.m. AST today intensifying low 965 mb located east of
Marine Weather StatementIssued 2:52 AM AST 9 December 2016 A low pressure system over Eastern Banquereau will continue to
intensify as it tracks northeastward today. In the wake of the low,
strong to gale force northwesterlies are forecast.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
East Scotian Slope, Banquereau and Laurentian Fan. Marine interests
are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in effect for
Northumberland Strait, Chaleur-Miscou, Gulf-Magdalen and Anticosti.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Anticosti - northeastern half
- Anticosti - southwestern half
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Scotian Slope
- Georges Bank
- Grand Manan
- Gulf - Magdalen
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Halifax Harbour and Approaches
- LaHave Bank
- Laurentian Fan
- 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
- 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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