Halifax Harbour and Approaches

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 20 October 2017

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind west 15 knots increasing to northwest 20 to 25 early this evening then diminishing to northwest 15 near noon Saturday.

High today plus 18. Low tonight plus 8. High Saturday plus 13.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 20 October 2017
Sunday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots becoming southerly 10 to 15 late in the day.
Monday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind south 20 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 Roméo LeBlanc 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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Issued 10:00 AM EDT 20 June 2017 Forecasts have ended for the season.
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Strong wind warning in effect

Halifax Harbour and Approaches

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 20 October 2017

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 20 October 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:00 a.m. ADT today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over the Marine District.
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Saturday departing trough located east of the
Marine District.

At 10:00 a.m. ADT today ridge located on a line north-south over
southern Ontario.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Saturday ridge located on a line north-south over
New Brunswick.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:55 AM ADT 20 October 2017 A trough of low pressure will move across the district today to lie
southeast of the district overnight. Strong southwesterlies ahead of
the trough will shift to strong to gale force northwesterlies behind
it. Winds over western waters will gradually diminish on Saturday as
a ridge approaches from the west.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Banquereau, Cabot Strait, Gulf-Magdalen, and Anticosti.

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