Halifax Harbour and Approaches

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 17 January 2017

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Wind northwest 15 knots becoming east 10 to 15 Wednesday morning.

High today minus 2. Low tonight minus 12. High Wednesday minus 3.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 17 January 2017
Thursday Wind east 25 knots diminishing to east 15 in the morning and to light in the afternoon.
Friday Wind light.
Saturday Wind southwest 15 knots diminishing to light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 17 January 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday 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 EST 17 January 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4655N 6045W to 4610N 6150W
to 4750N 6055W to 4720N 6330W to 4905N 6340W to 4840N 6150W to 5015N
5800W to 4830N 5925W to Newfoundland near 4805N 5905W. Sea ice north
and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM AST 17 January 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:00 a.m. AST today trough located from Newfoundland to
Laurentian Fan.
By 3:30 p.m. AST today departing trough located east of the Marine
District.

At 3:30 p.m. AST today ridge located from Quebec to the Gulf
of Maine.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Wednesday ridge located over the central Marine
District.

At 8:00 p.m. AST Wednesday low located south of the Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:54 AM AST 17 January 2017 A trough of low pressure over eastern waters will track east of the
marine district this afternoon. Strong to gale force southwesterlies
ahead of the trough will shift to strong to gale force
northwesterlies in its wake. A ridge of high pressure will build in
from the northwest tonight while a low pressure system develops south
of the marine district Wednesday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Banquereau and Cabot Strait. Freezing spray warnings are in effect
for eastern shore, Sable, Fourchu, Banquereau, Cabot Strait, and all
Gulf of St Lawrence waters except Chaleur-Miscou western half.

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