Halifax Harbour and Approaches

Forecast

Marine Forecast

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.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 29 April 2017
Monday Wind light increasing to southeast 20 to 25 knots in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind southwest 25 knots increasing to southwest 30.
Wednesday Wind southwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 29 April 2017 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 29 April 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice 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
edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Halifax Harbour and Approaches

Issued 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 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
District.

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 Statement

Issued 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.

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