Halifax Harbour and Approaches

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 25 May 2016

Today Tonight and Thursday

Wind light becoming southwest 10 to 15 knots near noon then diminishing to light late overnight. Wind increasing to northwest 15 to 20 Thursday evening.

Showers or drizzle ending Thursday evening. Fog retreating to the approaches near noon. Fog moving into the harbour this evening. Fog retreating to the approaches Thursday morning.

High today plus 14. Low tonight plus 7. High Thursday plus 16.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 25 May 2016
Friday Wind northeast 10 to 15 knots veering to southeast 10 to 15 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind southeast 15 knots veering to southwest 15 to 20 late in the day.
Sunday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots.

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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 EDT 25 May 2016 Forecasts have ended for the season.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 25 May 2016 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:00 a.m. ADT today low located near the Gaspe Peninsula.
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Thursday low located over the Gulf of St. Lawrence.

At 3:00 p.m. ADT Thursday low located over East Scotian Slope.
By 9:00 p.m. ADT Thursday low located south of Banquereau.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:39 AM ADT 25 May 2016 A low pressure system over the Gulf of St. Lawrence will drift slowly
south on Thursday. North of the low a band of strong to possibly gale
force northeasterlies will spread over most Gulf waters by evening.

Warnings may be issued later today.

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