Halifax Harbour and Approaches

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 01 March 2015

Tonight and Monday

Wind southwest 15 knots becoming variable 10 to 15 early Monday morning then becoming west 15 early Monday afternoon. Wind increasing to northwest 20 to 25 late Monday afternoon and to northwest 30 Monday evening.

Snow beginning late overnight changing to a few flurries early Monday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Low tonight minus 6. High Monday plus 2.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 01 March 2015
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 15 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind southwest 35 knots diminishing to southwest 25 late in the day.
Thursday Wind westerly 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 1 March 2015 Today Tonight and Monday 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 EST 1 March 2015 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4430N 6605W to 4430N
6620W to 4300N 6610W to 4530N 5650W to 4730N 5730W to Newfoundland
near 4720N 5520W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4505N 6500W to New
Brunswick near 4520N 6530W. 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 AST 1 March 2015 Tonight and Monday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight ridge located over the southeastern
Marine District.
By 2:00 a.m. AST Monday ridge located over the Grand Banks.

At 2:00 a.m. AST Monday intensifying low 1018 mb located east of
Cape Cod.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Monday intensifying low 978 mb located over
southern Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:39 PM AST 1 March 2015 A low pressure system will intensify as it tracks across the marine
district on Monday. Strong to gale force southerlies ahead of the
Low will shift to strong to gale force northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
All waters except the western half of Northumberland Strait..
Chaleur-Miscou.. And Anticosti.

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Fundy.. Grand Manan.. And
Cabot Strait.

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