Halifax Harbour and Approaches


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 24 October 2016

Tonight and Tuesday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind westerly 20 to 25 knots diminishing to westerly 15 Tuesday afternoon.

Chance of showers Tuesday afternoon and evening.

Low tonight plus 4. High Tuesday plus 9.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 24 October 2016
Wednesday Wind northwesterly 20 knots veering to northeasterly 25 late in the day.
Thursday Wind northeast 15 to 20 knots diminishing to light.
Friday Wind east 20 to 25 knots increasing to east 35.

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 May 2016 Forecasts have ended for the season.

Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Halifax Harbour and Approaches

Issued 3:30 PM ADT 24 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 Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM ADT 24 October 2016 Tonight and Tuesday At 3:30 p.m. ADT today low located over southeastern Quebec.
By 10:00 a.m. ADT Tuesday weakening low located over the Gulf of
St. Lawrence.

At 3:30 p.m. ADT today low located over West Scotian Slope.
By midnight ADT tonight low located over eastern Banquereau.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:21 PM ADT 24 October 2016 A low pressure system over West Scotian Slope will track
northeastward across slope waters reaching Eastern Banquereau this
evening. A brief period of southerly gales is expected this evening
over Laurentian Fan.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for
Laurentian Fan.

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