Halifax Harbour and Approaches

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM ADT 28 March 2015

Tonight and Sunday

Wind north 25 knots backing to northwest 15 to 20 late overnight then diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 Sunday morning. Wind diminishing to light Sunday afternoon.

Periods of snow ending late overnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Risk of freezing spray tonight.

Temperatures near minus 2.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 28 March 2015
Monday Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots backing to south 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots increasing to west 25.
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 28 March 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday Open water. 

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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 Rivière-du-Loup Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Bouctouche AAFC Charlo 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 28 March 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4515N 6105W to 4420N
6000W to 4420N 5725W to 4725N 5720W to Newfoundland near 4720N
5520W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4520N 6530W to
4505N 6525W to 4425N 6620W Nova Scotia near 4415N 6605W. Sea ice
north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM ADT 28 March 2015 Tonight and Sunday At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight low located over East Scotian Slope.
By 10:00 a.m. ADT Sunday low located over the Avalon Peninsula.

At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Quebec.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Sunday ridge located over the southern Marine
District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 11:47 PM ADT 28 March 2015 A low pressure system over East Scotian Slope will move
Northeastward tonight to lie over the Avalon Peninsula Sunday
morning. Gale to storm force southwesterlies south of the low become
gale to storm force northwesterlies immediately behind the low
Before diminishing early Sunday morning. Winds will continue to
diminish from west to east as the low pulls away from the district.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
West Scotian Slope..East Scotian Slope..And Laurentian Fan. Gale
Warnings are in effect for Browns Bank..Georges Bank..Lahave
Bank..Sable..And southeastern half of Banquereau. Freezing spray
warnings are in effect for Cabot Strait and Gulf-Magdalen.

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