Halifax Harbour and Approaches
Issued 03:30 PM ADT 29 April 2017
Tonight and Sunday
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind southwesterly 15 knots increasing to northwest 20 near midnight then diminishing to north 10 to 15 near noon Sunday. Wind becoming light Sunday evening.
Showers beginning this evening and ending late overnight. Fog patches dissipating near midnight.
Low tonight plus 3. High Sunday plus 10.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 29 April 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4640N 6445W to 4820N
6350W to 4855N 6350W to 4925N 6510W to 5005N 6535W to 5000N 6300W to
Newfoundland near 4905N 5825W. Sea ice north and west of the ice
Warnings (In effect)
Halifax Harbour and ApproachesIssued 3:30 PM ADT 29 April 2017
'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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 3:30 PM ADT 29 April 2017 Tonight and Sunday At 3:30 p.m. ADT today trough located over the Gaspe Peninsula.
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Sunday trough located over the eastern Marine
At 3:00 a.m. ADT Sunday ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over New England.
By 3:30 p.m. ADT Sunday ridge located on a line north-south over
the western Marine District.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:26 PM ADT 29 April 2017 An approaching trough currently over the Gaspé Peninsula will
continue to track eastward this afternoon to lie over the central
marine district this evening. Strong southwesterly winds ahead of the
trough will switch to strong to gale force northwesterlies in its
wake for eastern waters on Sunday.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Banquereau, Laurentian Fan and Cabot Strait.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Anticosti - eastern half
- Anticosti - western half
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- Eastern Shore - eastern half
- Eastern Shore - western half
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Scotian Slope - eastern half
- East Scotian Slope - western half
- Georges Bank
- Grand Manan
- Gulf - Magdalen - northern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - southern half
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Halifax Harbour and Approaches
- LaHave Bank
- Laurentian Fan
- L'Isle-aux-Coudres to Tadoussac
- Northumberland Strait
- Pointe à Michel to Pointe-des-Monts
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - northern half
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half
- Sable - eastern half
- Sable - western 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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