Halifax Harbour and Approaches


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 06 March 2015

Tonight and Saturday

Wind light increasing to southwest 10 to 15 knots near midnight and to southwest 20 Saturday morning.

Chance of flurries Saturday afternoon and evening.

Low tonight minus 8. High Saturday zero.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 06 March 2015
Sunday Wind west 15 to 20 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 20 to 25 knots diminishing to light late in the day.
Tuesday Wind northwest 20 knots backing to southwest 15 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 6 March 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday 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 EST 6 March 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4430N 6605W to 4430N
6620W to 4300N 6610W to 4445N 6150W to 4455N 5620W to 4720N 5710W to
Newfoundland near 4720N 5520W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4505N 6500W to New
Brunswick near 4520N 6530W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water.


No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM AST 6 March 2015 Tonight and Saturday At 3:30 p.m. AST today ridge located over the central Marine
By 10:00 a.m. AST Saturday ridge located over the southern Marine

At 8:00 p.m. AST Saturday departing ridge located east of the
Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:21 PM AST 6 March 2015 Strong northwest winds over some eastern waters will diminish this
evening ahead of an approaching ridge of high pressure.

Marine interests are advised freezing spray warnings are in effect
for Banquereau and Cabot Strait.

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