Halifax Harbour and Approaches

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 27 March 2017

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Wind light increasing to east 15 knots early this evening and to east 20 near midnight. Wind increasing to east 25 Tuesday morning then backing to northeast 20 Tuesday afternoon. Wind diminishing to northeast 15 Tuesday evening.

Snow beginning early this evening changing to ice pellets overnight and ending Tuesday morning. Risk of freezing rain Tuesday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Temperatures minus 3 rising to plus 1 Tuesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 27 March 2017
Wednesday Wind northeast 15 to 20 knots.
Thursday Wind north 25 to 30 knots.
Friday Wind north 30 knots diminishing to north 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 March 2017 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 EDT 26 March 2017 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4540N 6015W to 4510N 5925W
to 4615N 5810W 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 3:00 AM ADT 27 March 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today ridge located from Quebec to West Scotian
Slope.
By 3:30 p.m. ADT Tuesday weakening ridge located from Labrador
to Banquereau.

At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight low 1014 mb located west of Browns Bank.
By 3:30 p.m. ADT Tuesday low 1015 mb located over East Scotian
Slope.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:45 AM ADT 27 March 2017 A cold northwesterly flow will give freezing spray to northern and
eastern waters today.

Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Banquereau, Cabot Strait, Gulf-Magdalen - northeastern
half, and Anticosti.

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