Halifax Harbour and Approaches

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 30 May 2016

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots veering to southwest 15 to 20 this afternoon then increasing to southwest 20 to 25 late this evening. Wind diminishing to southwest 15 Tuesday morning then increasing to southwest 20 to 25 Tuesday afternoon.

A few showers. Risk of thunderstorms late this morning and this afternoon changing to drizzle late overnight and ending Tuesday morning. Fog forming early this afternoon and dissipating Tuesday morning.

High today plus 14. Low tonight plus 8. High Tuesday plus 17.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 30 May 2016
Wednesday Wind west 20 knots veering to north 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind northeast 15 knots veering to southeast 10 to 15 late in the day.
Friday Wind southeast 15 to 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 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 25 May 2016 Forecasts have ended for the season.
Warnings

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Strong wind warning in effect

Halifax Harbour and Approaches

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 30 May 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 30 May 2016 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:00 a.m. ADT today high located near Laurentian Fan.
By 3:30 p.m. ADT today departing high located over the Grand Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. ADT Tuesday trough located on a line east-west over
southern Labrador.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Tuesday trough located from New Brunswick to
Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:55 AM ADT 30 May 2016 Tropical cyclone information: as of 06:00 AM ADT tropical depression
Bonnie was located near 33.0 degrees north 79.5 degrees west. Bonnie
is moving northeastward at 6 km/h along the coastline near Charleston
South Carolina. Maximum sustained winds are near 25 knots and the
central pressure is 1011 MB.

Bonnie is not currently expected to have any direct effect on
Canadian forecast waters.

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