Halifax Harbour and Approaches

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 04 May 2015

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to southwest 10 to 15 knots this afternoon and to southwest 15 to 20 this evening. Wind increasing to southwest 20 to 25 overnight then diminishing to west 15 Tuesday afternoon.

Chance of showers Tuesday morning. Fog patches forming overnight and dissipating Tuesday afternoon.

Temperatures plus 3 rising to plus 10 this evening then falling to plus 5 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 04 May 2015
Wednesday Wind northwest 20 knots.
Thursday Wind westerly 20 to 25 knots veering to north 20 late in the day.
Friday Wind northwest 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 3 May 2015 Today Tonight and Monday 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 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 3 May 2015 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4520N 6100W to 4615N 5830W
to Newfoundland near 4740N 5750W. Sea ice north and west of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Halifax Harbour and Approaches

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 04 May 2015

'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 3:00 AM ADT 4 May 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today ridge located from Georges Bank to Cabot
Strait.
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Tuesday departing ridge located east of the
Marine District.

At 9:00 p.m. ADT tonight trough located over southern Quebec.
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Tuesday trough located from Anticosti Island to
New England.

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