Halifax Harbour and Approaches

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Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM ADT 31 August 2016

Tonight and Thursday

Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to southwest 10 to 15 late this evening and to light early Thursday morning.

Chance of showers changing to showers late overnight then to chance of showers Thursday afternoon and evening.

Low tonight plus 16. High Thursday plus 21.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 31 August 2016
Friday Wind northerly 20 knots.
Saturday Wind northeast 20 to 25 knots.
Sunday Wind east 20 to 25 knots.

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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 Forecasts

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

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM ADT 31 August 2016 Tonight and Thursday At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight trough located over the Maritimes.
By 9:00 a.m. ADT Thursday weakening trough located over the Marine
District.

At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight tropical depression 8 located at 36.8N
71.0W.
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Thursday Tropical Storm Ian 1005 mb located at
38.3N 67.9W.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:47 PM ADT 31 August 2016 At 5 PM ADT hurricane Gaston is located near 34.5 degrees north
And 48.0 degrees west. Maximum sustained winds are 95 knots. Minimum
central pressure is approximately 964 MB. Gaston is moving
northeastward at 9 knots.

Note that Gaston is forecast to pass well south of Canadian waters.

As of 9 PM ADT tropical depression 8 is located near 36.8 degrees
north and 71.0 degrees west. Maximum sustained winds are 25 knots.
Minimum central pressure is approximately 1010 MB. It is moving
northeastward at 14 knots.

The depression could become a tropical storm tonight. Current
guidance has the storm tracking along the southern edge of Laurentian
Fan early Friday morning.

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