Halifax Harbour and Approaches

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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 22 August 2017

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to southwest 15 knots this afternoon and to southwest 25 Wednesday morning.

A few showers beginning near noon Wednesday.

High today plus 24. Low tonight plus 17. High Wednesday plus 22.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 22 August 2017
Thursday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 in the morning.
Friday Wind northwesterly 10 to 15 knots.
Saturday Wind northwesterly 10 to 15 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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Strong wind warning in effect

Halifax Harbour and Approaches

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 22 August 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 3:00 AM ADT 22 August 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today departing trough located north of Anticosti
Island.

At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight trough located from Quebec to the Great
Lakes.
By 3:30 p.m. ADT Wednesday trough located over the western Marine
District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 5:39 PM ADT 21 August 2017 A line of thunderstorms in the St. Lawrence Estuary is moving rapidly
into Northwestern Anticosti, and is likely to produce gusts of gale
force. This line should diminish in intensity this evening.

Marine interests are advised that a squall watch and warning has been
issued for Anticosti.

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