Halifax Harbour and Approaches

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 13 February 2016

Today Tonight and Sunday

Wind northeast 15 to 20 knots increasing to northeast 20 to 25 after midnight then backing to north 25 to 30 early Sunday morning.

Flurries ending Sunday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning after midnight.

Temperatures near minus 10.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 13 February 2016
Monday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to variable 15 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind southerly 25 knots increasing to southeast 35 to 45.
Wednesday Wind variable 15 knots becoming northeast 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 13 February 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday 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 13 February 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4740N 5920W to 4805N 5940W
to 4945N 5815W to 4815N 6300W to 4740N 6305W to 4750N 6110W to 4655N
6000W to Nova Scotia near 4615N 5955W. Sea ice north and west of the
ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Halifax Harbour and Approaches

Issued 10:00 AM AST 13 February 2016

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 10:00 AM AST 13 February 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:00 a.m. AST today departing ridge located east of the Marine
District.

At 10:00 a.m. AST today intensifying low 991 mb located south of
East Scotian Slope.
By 4:00 p.m. AST today low 982 mb located over Banquereau.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:55 AM AST 13 February 2016 A low pressure system south of East Scotian Slope will intensify as
it tracks across Banquereau this afternoon. A trough will linger over
southern waters in the wake of the low. Gale force easterlies north
of the track of the low become storm force southerly south of it.
On Sunday strong to gale force northerlies will develop north of the
trough with gale force westerlies to its south.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Laurentian Fan southeastern half. Gale warnings are in effect for all
remaining waters except Cabot Strait and Gulf of St Lawrence waters.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
Effect for all waters except..Georges Bank..West Scotian Slope..East
Scotian Slope..Laurentian Fan..Chaleur Miscou and Northumberland
Strait western half.

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