Halifax Harbour and Approaches

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 22 January 2017

Today Tonight and Monday

Wind light increasing to north 15 knots this afternoon then veering to northeast 15 to 20 this evening.

Temperatures near minus 1.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 22 January 2017
Tuesday Wind east 25 knots increasing to east 40 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind southwest 20 knots.
Thursday Wind southwest 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 22 January 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 22 January 2017 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4655N 6045W to 4610N 6150W
to 4750N 6055W to 4720N 6330W to 4905N 6340W to 4840N 6150W to 5015N
5800W to 4830N 5925W to Newfoundland near 4805N 5905W. Sea ice north
and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM AST 22 January 2017 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:00 a.m. AST today trough located from Newfoundland to East
Scotian Slope.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight departing trough located southeast of
Laurentian Fan.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 984 mb located over the southeastern
United States.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Monday approaching low 988 mb located south of
Long Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:42 AM AST 22 January 2017 A trough of low pressure over the central district will move to lie
southeast of the district this evening. Generally moderate
southwesterlies ahead of the trough increase to generally strong
northerlies behind it. Colder air over northernmost waters will bring
some freezing spray over Anticosti tonight before the northerlies
diminish somewhat early Monday morning.

A low pressure system developing over the Southeastern United States
this evening will move northeast to lie south of Long Island by
Monday evening. Strong easterlies ahead of this low will affect
southwestern waters later on Monday. The easterlies will likely reach
gale force over most southern waters beyond the current forecast
period on Tuesday.

Marine interests are advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for Anticosti.

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