Halifax Harbour and Approaches


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 27 March 2015

Tonight and Saturday

Wind light increasing to northerly 15 knots this evening and to northeast 25 Saturday morning.

Periods of rain changing to periods of snow after midnight. Fog patches dissipating this evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in fog patches and in precipitation.

Temperatures plus 3 falling to minus 2 Saturday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 27 March 2015
Sunday Wind north 25 knots diminishing to light in the morning.
Monday Wind light becoming south 15 knots late in the day.
Tuesday Wind south 15 knots diminishing to light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 27 March 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday Open water. 

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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 Rivière-du-Loup Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Bouctouche AAFC Charlo 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 EDT 27 March 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4440N 6250W to 4350N
6050W to 4435N 5730W to 4725N 5725W to Newfoundland near 4720N
5520W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4520N 6530W to
4505N 6525W to 4425N 6620W Nova Scotia near 4415N 6605W. Sea ice
north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water.


No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM ADT 27 March 2015 Tonight and Saturday At 3:30 p.m. ADT today quasi-stationary trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over Georges Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:23 PM ADT 27 March 2015 A trough of low pressure over the slope waters will remain nearly
stationary tonight and Saturday. Strong to gale force southwesterlies
ahead of the trough will become strong to gale force north to
northeasterlies tonight and Saturday in the wake of the trough.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Browns Bank..Northern half of Georges Bank..LaHave Bank..Northern
Half of West Scotian Slope..Sable..East Scotian Slope..Southeastern
half of Banquereau and Laurentian Fan.

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