Halifax Harbour and Approaches
Issued 03:30 PM ADT 31 August 2016
Tonight and Thursday
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind southwest 20 knots diminishing to southwest 15 late overnight and to light Thursday evening.
Chance of showers.
Low tonight plus 16. High Thursday plus 21.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 25 May 2016 Forecasts have ended for the season.
Warnings (In effect)
Halifax Harbour and ApproachesIssued 3:30 PM ADT 31 August 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 3:30 PM ADT 31 August 2016 Tonight and Thursday At 3:30 p.m. ADT today trough located over the Maritimes.
By 9:00 a.m. ADT Thursday weakening trough located over the Marine
At 3:30 p.m. ADT today intensifying tropical depression 8 located
at 35.7N 72.8W.
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Thursday Tropical Storm Ian 1005 mb located at
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:23 PM ADT 31 August 2016 At 3 PM ADT hurricane Gaston is located near 34.5 degrees north
And 48.0 degrees west. Maximum sustained winds are 95 knots.
Minimum central pressure is approximately 964 MB. Gaston is moving
northeastward at 9 knots.
Note that Gaston is forecast to pass well south of Canadian waters.
As of 3 PM ADT tropical depression 8 is located near 35.7 degrees
north and 72.8 degrees west. Maximum sustained winds are 30 knots.
Minimum central pressure is approximately 1011 MB. It is moving
northeastward at 8 knots.
The depression could become a tropical storm tonight. Current
guidance has the storm tracking along the southern edge of
Laurentian Fan early Friday morning.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Anticosti - eastern half
- Anticosti - western half
- Banquereau - northern half
- Banquereau - southern half
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Eastern Shore - eastern half
- Eastern Shore - western half
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Scotian Slope
- Georges Bank
- Grand Manan
- Gulf - Magdalen
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Halifax Harbour and Approaches
- LaHave Bank
- Laurentian Fan
- L'Isle-aux-Coudres to Tadoussac
- Northumberland Strait
- Pointe à Michel to Pointe-des-Monts
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - northern half
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half
- Sable - eastern half
- Sable - western half
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Shore
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- Tadoussac to Pointe à Michel
- West Scotian Slope
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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