Halifax Harbour and Approaches

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 24 March 2017

Today Tonight and Saturday

Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots backing to westerly 10 to 15 this morning then to southwest 15 to 20 this afternoon. Wind increasing to southwest 25 this evening then diminishing to west 10 to 15 overnight. Wind veering to northwest 15 Saturday morning.

Flurries beginning this evening and ending overnight.

Temperatures minus 7 rising to plus 4 Saturday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 24 March 2017
Sunday Wind northerly 15 to 20 knots diminishing to light in the afternoon.
Monday Wind light becoming east 15 knots late in the day.
Tuesday Wind east 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 23 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 23 March 2017 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4545N 6005W to 4520N
5925W to 4620N 5820W to Newfoundland near 4735N 5900W. Sea ice
northwest of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4505N 6450W to New
Brunswick near 4525N 6520W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM ADT 24 March 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today ridge located west of the Marine District.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight departing ridge located over Laurentian
Fan.

At 3:00 a.m. ADT Saturday trough located from Anticosti Island to
the Bay of Fundy.
By 3:30 p.m. ADT Saturday trough located east of the Marine
District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:49 AM ADT 24 March 2017 A cold northwesterly flow of air will continue to give freezing spray
to eastern and northern regions this morning and afternoon. Freezing
spray will develop once again over the northern marine district on
Saturday.

Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for eastern shore, Sable, East Scotian Slope, Fourchu,
Banquereau, Laurentian Fan, Cabot Strait and all Gulf of St. Lawrence
waters.

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