Halifax Harbour and Approaches

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 19 February 2017

Tonight and Monday

Wind light increasing to north 15 knots late overnight and to north 20 early Monday afternoon. Wind increasing to north 25 Monday evening.

A few showers beginning late this evening changing to a few flurries late overnight with risk of freezing drizzle late overnight then to chance of flurries Monday.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray in the Approaches Monday evening.

Temperatures plus 4 falling to minus 5 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 19 February 2017
Tuesday Wind north 25 knots diminishing to north 15 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind light becoming south 10 to 15 knots late in the day.
Thursday Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots increasing to southwest 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 February 2017 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 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 19 February 2017 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4610N 5955W to 4705N
6000W to 4825N 6120W to 5000N 5815W to 4835N 5925W to Newfoundland
near 4755N 5925W. Sea ice west and southeast of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4530N 6515W to
Nova Scotia near 4505N 6500W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Halifax Harbour and Approaches

Issued 8:00 PM AST 19 February 2017

Moderate or severe freezing spray is 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 8:00 PM AST 19 February 2017 Tonight and Monday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight trough from low located from the Avalon
Peninsula to Lurcher.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Monday trough located southeast of Laurentian Fan.

At 8:00 p.m. AST Monday approaching ridge located on a line
north-south over Quebec.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:32 PM AST 19 February 2017 A trough of low pressure extending from Newfoundland to the Bay of
Fundy will sweep across the marine district tonight. On Monday strong
northerlies will develop in the wake of the trough which could reach
gale force over southern waters Monday afternoon.

Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Gulf-Magdalen and Anticosti.

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