Halifax Harbour and Approaches


Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 24 March 2019

Today Tonight and Monday.

Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots with gusts to 25 in the Approaches. Wind becoming southwest 15 to 20 this afternoon then veering to northwest 15 late this evening. Wind diminishing to light after midnight then increasing to westerly 10 to 15 Monday morning. Wind veering to northwest 15 to 20 Monday evening.

Flurries beginning late overnight and ending Monday morning.

High today plus 6. Low tonight minus 2. High Monday plus 3.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 24 March 2019
Tuesday Wind northwesterly 15 to 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind light.
Thursday Wind light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 24 March 2019 Today Tonight and Monday Ice free. 

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Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Banquereau - 44139 LaHave Bank - 44150 Halifax Harbour - 44258 Mont-Louis - 45138 Baie-Comeau Airport Havre-Saint-Pierre Airport Île aux Perroquets Île Rouge Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan Sept-Îles Airport Pointe-des-Monts Pointe-Noire Cap-d'Espoir Rivière-la-Madeleine Gaspé Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport La Pocatière Mont-Joli Airport New Carlisle Pointe-au-Père Port Menier Île Bicquette Cap-Chat Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Bouctouche AAFC Charlo Miramichi Fundy Park (Alma) Grand Manan Kouchibouguac Miscou Island Greater Moncton Roméo LeBlanc Int'l Airport Point Lepreau Saint John Airport St. Stephen Baccaro Point Beaver Island Brier Island Caribou Point Debert Eskasoni (First Nations) 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 Branch Hill Wreckhouse
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 24 March 2019 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4525N 6525W to Nova
Scotia near 4500N 6500W. Sea ice northeast of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4450N 6225W to 4450N
6210W to 4510N 6100W to 4605N 5925W to 4605N 5735W to Newfoundland
near 4730N 5605W. Sea ice northwest of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.


No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 24 March 2019 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:00 a.m. ADT today departing low 975 mb located northeast
of Newfoundland.

At 10:00 a.m. ADT today trough located over the St. Lawrence River.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight trough located on a line east-west over
Nova Scotia.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:42 AM ADT 24 March 2019 A low pressure system northeast of Newfoundland will continue to move
away from the district this morning. Later today, a trough will track
southward across the Gulf of St. Lawrence. Gale force northwesterlies
and colder temperatures are expected over northern waters in its

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Banquereau and Anticosti.

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Gulf-Magdalen - northern
half and Anticosti.

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