Halifax Harbour and Approaches

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 20 February 2017

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Wind north 15 knots increasing to north 20 early this afternoon and to north 25 early this evening. Wind diminishing to light Tuesday afternoon.

Chance of flurries this morning.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray in the Approaches this evening.

High today zero. Low tonight minus 5. High Tuesday plus 2.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 20 February 2017
Wednesday Wind light becoming southwest 10 to 15 knots late in the day.
Thursday Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots increasing to southwest 25 late in the day.
Friday Wind northwesterly 20 to 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 February 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 EST 19 February 2017 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4610N 5955W to 4705N
6000W to 4825N 6120W to 5000N 5815W 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

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Halifax Harbour and Approaches

Issued 03:00 AM AST 20 February 2017

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 3:00 AM AST 20 February 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 3:00 a.m. AST today trough located from Newfoundland to
Laurentian Fan.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight trough located southeast of Laurentian Fan.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Quebec.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Tuesday ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Nova Scotia.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:39 AM AST 20 February 2017 A trough of low pressure extending from Newfoundland to Laurentian
Fan will move southeast of the marine district by this evening.
Strong northerlies will develop in the wake of the trough which could
reach gale force over southern waters beginning this afternoon and
extending into Tuesday.

Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Gulf-Magdalen and Anticosti.

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