Halifax Harbour and Approaches

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 04 May 2016

Tonight and Thursday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots early this evening and to easterly 15 to 20 near midnight. Wind backing to northeast 20 to 25 early Thursday morning then diminishing to northeast 15 Thursday afternoon.

Rain beginning late this evening. Fog patches forming early Thursday morning.

Low tonight plus 4. High Thursday plus 9.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 04 May 2016
Friday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots veering to north 10 to 15 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind northeast 15 to 20 knots diminishing to northeast 10 to 15 late in the day.
Sunday Wind light increasing to south 15 to 20 knots late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 4 May 2016 Today Tonight and Thursday 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 4 May 2016 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Quebec near 5015N 6310W to 5000N 6200W to
5000N 6000W to 5120N 5720W to Newfoundland near 5100N 5705W. Sea ice
north and east 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 04 May 2016

'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 4 May 2016 Tonight and Thursday At 3:30 p.m. ADT today ridge located over the northern Marine
District.
By 3:30 p.m. ADT today trough located over the southern Marine
District.

At 3:30 p.m. ADT today low 1002 mb located near the East Coast of
the U.S.
By 9:00 p.m. ADT Thursday low 998 mb located southwest of Georges
Bank.

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