Halifax Harbour and Approaches

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM ADT 27 April 2015

Tonight and Tuesday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind east 15 knots increasing to northeast 20 after midnight then diminishing to northwest 15 Tuesday morning. Wind diminishing to light Tuesday evening.

Showers or flurries ending after midnight. Showers or flurries beginning Tuesday afternoon.

Temperatures near plus 2.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 27 April 2015
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to light late in the day.
Friday Wind northeast 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 27 April 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday 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 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 April 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4520N 6100W to 4605N 5820W
to 4725N 5800W to Newfoundland near 4720N 5520W. Sea ice north and
west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Halifax Harbour and Approaches

Issued 8:00 PM ADT 27 April 2015

'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 8:00 PM ADT 27 April 2015 Tonight and Tuesday At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight low 993 mb located over southwestern
Nova Scotia.
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Tuesday low 992 mb located near West Scotian Slope.

At 3:00 a.m. ADT Tuesday low 987 mb located over southeastern
Newfoundland.
By 3:00 p.m. ADT Tuesday low 990 mb located over Cape Breton Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:53 PM ADT 27 April 2015 A low pressure system over Southwestern Nova Scotia will track
southward toward the slope waters tonight. Strong northeasterly winds
north of this disturbance will increase to gale force over portions
of Northumberland Strait and Gulf of St. Lawrence waters on Tuesday
as a second low moves in from Newfoundland. Gale force winds are also
possible over Fundy Grand Manan and Lurcher early Tuesday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Northumberland Strait - western half..Gulf Magdalen - northern half..
Chaleur-Miscou and Anticosti - eastern half.

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