Halifax Harbour and Approaches
Issued 03:00 AM ADT 23 October 2016
Today Tonight and Monday
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind southwest 20 to 25 knots increasing to southwest 30 this morning with gusts to 40 in the Approaches. Wind diminishing to west 25 near midnight with gusts to 35 in the Approaches. Wind becoming southwest 20 to 25 near noon Monday.
Chance of showers today and tonight.
Temperatures plus 15 falling to plus 8 Monday evening.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 25 May 2016 Forecasts have ended for the season.
Warnings (In effect)
Halifax Harbour and ApproachesIssued 03:00 AM ADT 23 October 2016
'Strong' winds of 20 to 33 knots are 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 8:00 PM ADT 22 October 2016 Tonight and Sunday At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight low 978 mb located over the St. Lawrence
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Sunday quasi-stationary low 982 mb located north
of the Gaspe Peninsula.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 2:51 AM ADT 23 October 2016 A low pressure system over the St Lawrence River will move northward
today to lie over Quebec North Shore tonight. The low will remain
nearly stationary on Monday but will gradually weaken throughout the
day. Strong southwesterlies will strengthen to gale force west to
southwesterly winds today before gradually diminishing late in the
day on Monday.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait - northern half
- Cabot Strait - southern half
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Scotian Slope
- Georges Bank
- Grand Manan
- Gulf - Magdalen
- Gulf - Port au Port - northwestern half
- Gulf - Port au Port - southeastern half
- 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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