Halifax Harbour and Approaches

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 14 February 2016

Today Tonight and Monday

Wind northwest 20 to 25 knots backing to west 15 to 20 Monday morning then diminishing to west 10 to 15 Monday evening.

Flurries changing to chance of flurries tonight. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending Monday morning.

Temperatures minus 10 rising to minus 4 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 14 February 2016
Tuesday Wind southerly 25 knots increasing to southerly 35 to 45 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind southerly 35 to 45 knots diminishing to northwest 15.
Thursday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 14 February 2016 Today Tonight and Monday 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 EST 14 February 2016 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4740N 5920W to 4805N 5940W
to 4945N 5815W to 4815N 6300W to 4735N 6255W to 4755N 6115W to 4655N
6000W to Nova Scotia near 4615N 5955W. Sea ice north and west of the
ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Halifax Harbour and Approaches

Issued 10:00 AM AST 14 February 2016

Moderate or severe freezing spray is 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM AST 14 February 2016 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:00 a.m. AST today low 1002 mb located over Sable Island.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 998 mb located east of Laurentian Fan.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Monday building ridge located on a line
north-south over New England.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Monday ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over western Nova Scotia.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:00 AM AST 14 February 2016 A low pressure system near Sable Island will continue eastward to lie
east of the district tonight. Gale to storm force winds are
associated with the low.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Laurentian Fan. Gale warnings are in effect for Lurcher..Browns
Bank..Georges Bank..Southwestern shore..LaHave Bank..West Scotian
Slope..Eastern shore..Sable..East Scotian Slope..Fourchu..
Banquereau..Cabot Strait..Northumberland Strait eastern half..
Gulf-Magdalen and Anticosti.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
Effect for all waters except Laurentian Fan southeastern half..
Chaleur Miscou and Northumberland Strait western half.

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