Halifax Harbour and Approaches

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 07:23 AM AST 23 February 2017

Today Tonight and Friday

Wind light increasing to southwest 10 to 15 knots this afternoon and to southwest 20 to 25 this evening. Wind diminishing to southwest 15 early Friday morning and to light near noon Friday. Wind increasing to southwest 15 to 20 Friday evening.

Showers beginning Friday afternoon and ending Friday evening. Fog patches dissipating this morning. Fog patches reforming this evening.

High today plus 5. Low tonight zero. High Friday plus 5.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 23 February 2017
Saturday Wind southerly 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 30 late in the day.
Sunday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots becoming west 30.
Monday Wind northwest 20 knots increasing to west 30.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 22 February 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday 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 22 February 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4610N 5950W to 4635N
5925W to 4815N 6105W to 5000N 5820W to 4835N 5925W to Newfoundland
near 4755N 5925W. Sea ice west and southeast of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4530N 6515W to
Nova Scotia near 4505N 6500W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM AST 23 February 2017 Today Tonight and Friday At 3:00 a.m. AST today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Nova Scotia.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Friday ridge located on a line north-south over
the northern Grand Banks.

At 3:30 p.m. AST today low 996 mb located over Quebec.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Friday low 992 mb located near Anticosti Island.

At 3:00 a.m. AST today low 990 mb located over the southeastern
Grand Banks.
By 3:30 p.m. AST today low 983 mb located northeast of the Grand
Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:46 AM AST 23 February 2017 A low pressure system over Southeastern Grand Banks will continue
To move eastward today. Strong to near gale force northwesterlies
over easternmost waters will diminish today as the low moves away.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings have ended.

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