Halifax Harbour and Approaches

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 01 May 2016

Today Tonight and Monday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind light except south 10 to 15 knots in sea breezes this afternoon. Wind becoming southeast 15 near noon Monday then increasing to southeast 20 Monday evening.

Showers at times heavy beginning Monday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in showers.

High today plus 12. Low tonight plus 4. High Monday plus 9.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 01 May 2016
Tuesday Wind southwest 20 to 25 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind south 20 knots increasing to south 25 to 30.
Thursday Wind southwest 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 30 April 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday 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 April 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Quebec near 5000N 6650W to 5000N 6000W to
5120N 5720W to Newfoundland near 5030N 5725W. Sea ice north and east
of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Halifax Harbour and Approaches

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 01 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 3:00 AM ADT 1 May 2016 Today Tonight and Monday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today ridge located over the Maritimes.
By 9:00 a.m. ADT Monday departing ridge located over the eastern
Marine District.

At 9:00 a.m. ADT Monday low 1012 mb located near Cape Cod.
By 9:00 p.m. ADT Monday deepening low 1009 mb located southwest
of Nova Scotia.

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