Halifax Harbour and Approaches
Issued 08:00 PM AST 28 December 2014
Tonight and Monday
Wind west 20 knots veering to northwest 15 to 20 Monday morning.
Chance of flurries overnight and Monday.
Temperatures plus 6 falling to minus 1 Monday evening.
Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 28 December 2014 Today Tonight and Monday
Ice EdgeFirst ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4605N 6345W to Prince Edward Island near 4615N 6340W. Sea ice west of the ice edge. Second ice edge estimated from Prince Edward Island near 4625N 6200W to 4645N 6345W to 4810N 6420W to Quebec near 4810N 6445W. Sea ice west and south of the ice edge. Third ice edge estimated from Quebec near 4905N 6635W to 4940N 6635W to 5010N 6540W to Anticosti Island near 4925N 6335W. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge. Fourth ice edge estimated from Anticosti Island near 4905N 6140W to 5000N 6000W to Quebec near 5125N 5735W. Sea ice north of the ice edge. Fifth ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5035N 5720W to 5045N 5730W to 5100N 5710W then northward. Sea ice east of the ice edge.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 8:00 PM AST 28 December 2014 Tonight and Monday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 998 mb located over the eastern Gulf
of St. Lawrence.
By 2:00 a.m. AST Monday low 997 mb located over the Grand Banks.
At 8:00 p.m. AST Monday ridge located over the southwestern Marine
Marine Weather StatementIssued 7:58 PM AST 28 December 2014 A low pressure system over the Eastern Gulf of St Lawrence will track
just south of Newfoundland this evening. Strong westerly winds south
of the system are reaching gale force over the southern marine
district. Winds will shift to strong to gale force northwesterlies
behind the low. Freezing spray is expected to develop over northern
waters on Monday in the cold northwesterly flow.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Browns Bank..Georges Bank..LaHave Bank..West Scotian Slope..Sable..
East Scotian Slope..Banquereau..Laurentian Fan..Cabot Strait..
Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Cabot Strait and all Gulf
of St. Lawrence waters.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Anticosti - northern half
- Anticosti - southern half
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast
- East Scotian Slope
- Georges Bank
- Grand Manan
- Gulf - Magdalen
- Gulf - Port au Port - northwestern half
- Gulf - Port au Port - southeastern half
- Halifax Harbour and Approaches
- LaHave Bank
- Laurentian Fan
- L'Isle-aux-Coudres to Tadoussac
- Northumberland Strait - eastern half
- Northumberland Strait - western half
- Pointe à Michel to Pointe-des-Monts
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - northern half
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Shore
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- Tadoussac to Pointe à Michel
- West Scotian Slope
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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