Halifax Harbour and Approaches


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 05 October 2015

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Wind light becoming northeast 10 to 15 knots Tuesday morning then becoming light Tuesday afternoon.

Temperatures plus 9 rising to plus 15 this afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 05 October 2015
Wednesday Wind light.
Thursday Wind north 15 to 20 knots.
Friday Wind light increasing to southwest 25 knots late in the day.

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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 26 May 2015 Forecasts have ended for the season.

No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM ADT 5 October 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today quasi-stationary ridge located over the
Gulf of St. Lawrence.

At 3:00 a.m. ADT today Hurricane Joaquin 961 mb located at 33.1N
By 9:00 p.m. ADT Tuesday Hurricane Joaquin 965 mb located at
39.5N 54.2W.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:07 AM ADT 5 October 2015 At midnight ADT...Hurricane Joaquin was located near latitude 33.1
north and longitude 65.5 west. Maximum sustained winds are estimated
at 75 knots and central pressure at 961 MB. Joaquin is moving
north-northeastward at 11 knots.

At this time Joaquin is not expected to produce gale force winds over
slope waters but it is still a possibility as it passes south of our
waters tonight and Tuesday.

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