Halifax Harbour and Approaches

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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 29 March 2015

Tonight and Monday

Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots backing to south 15 to 20 Monday afternoon.

Low tonight minus 3. High Monday plus 2.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 29 March 2015
Tuesday Wind westerly 15 to 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind northerly 15 to 20 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 20 to 25 knots backing to southwest 15 to 20 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 29 March 2015 Today Tonight and Monday 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 29 March 2015 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4515N 6105W to 4410N
6000W to 4415N 5715W to 4725N 5720W to Newfoundland near 4720N
5520W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4520N 6530W to
Nova Scotia near 4500N 6505W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM ADT 29 March 2015 Tonight and Monday At 3:30 p.m. ADT today ridge located west of the Marine District.
By 3:30 p.m. ADT Monday ridge located from Georges Bank to
Banquereau.

At 8:00 p.m. ADT Monday approaching trough located west of the
Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:56 AM ADT 29 March 2015 A low pressure system over Southeastern Newfoundland will continue to
pull away from the district today. Strong to gale force
northwesterlies over eastern waters will diminish as the low moves
away.

Marine interests are advised gale warnings are in effect for
Banquereau and Laurentian Fan. Freezing spray warnings are in effect
for Cabot Strait and Anticosti.

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