Halifax Harbour and Approaches

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 30 March 2017

Tonight and Friday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to north 20 early Friday morning.

A few flurries ending early Friday morning.

Low tonight minus 3. High Friday plus 2.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 30 March 2017
Saturday Wind light increasing to easterly 20 to 25 knots in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind northeasterly 20 to 25 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 30 March 2017 Today Tonight and Friday Ice free. 

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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 Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 30 March 2017 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4520N 6100W to 4500N 6030W
to 4500N 5905W to 4555N 5820W to Newfoundland near 4735N 5900W. Sea
ice northwest of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Halifax Harbour and Approaches

Issued 3:30 PM ADT 30 March 2017

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. 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 3:30 PM ADT 30 March 2017 Tonight and Friday At 3:30 p.m. ADT today deepening low 975 mb located over southern
Laurentian Fan.
By 10:00 a.m. ADT Friday low 960 mb located south of the Grand
Banks.

At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight ridge located over New England.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Friday ridge located over the western Marine
District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:40 PM ADT 30 March 2017 A low pressure system will continue to intensify as it moves eastward
to lie over the Southern Grand Banks by this evening. Strong to gale
northeasterlies ahead of the low will shift to gale to storm north or
northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Sable-eastern half, East Scotian Slope and Laurentian Fan.
Gale warnings are in effect for Georges Bank, southwestern shore,
LaHave Bank, West Scotian Slope, eastern shore, Sable-western half,
Fourchu, Banquereau, Cabot Strait, Northumberland Strait-eastern
half, Gulf-Magdalen and Anticosti-eastern half.

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