Halifax Harbour and Approaches

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 19 January 2018

Tonight and Saturday.

Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light this evening then increasing to southwest 15 early Saturday morning. Wind increasing to southwest 20 to 25 late Saturday morning and to southwest 30 Saturday afternoon. Wind diminishing to west 20 Saturday evening.

Chance of flurries beginning early Saturday morning changing to chance of showers Saturday morning.

Low tonight minus 8. High Saturday plus 4.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 19 January 2018
Sunday Wind northwest 20 knots.
Monday Wind northerly 15 knots.
Tuesday Wind light increasing to southerly 35 knots late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 January 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday Open water. 

[ Canadian Ice Service ]

Stay connected

ATOM

Weather Conditions

Skip Image

Zoom-in to make a selection

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 Roméo LeBlanc 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
Legend:
buoy Buoy
land station Land Station
Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 January 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

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

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4430N 6335W to 4505N
6045W to 4605N 5925W to 4835N 6125W to 4945N 6050W then
northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from 4945N 6050W to 5030N 5810W to 4820N
5930W to Newfoundland near 4810N 5850W. Sea ice north and east of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM AST 19 January 2018 Tonight and Saturday At 3:30 p.m. AST today departing low 984 mb located over the
southern Grand Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. AST Saturday low 985 mb located over southern Quebec.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Saturday low 984 mb located northeast of Anticosti
Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:28 PM AST 19 January 2018 A low pressure system over the Southern Grand Banks will continue to
track eastward away from the district this evening. Strong to gale
force northerly winds over southeastern waters will diminish as the
disturbance moves away.

Another low pressure system currently over Ontario will track
eastward across Southern Quebec Saturday morning to lie near
Anticosti Island by Saturday afternoon. Strong to gale force south to
southwesterly winds are forecast over much of the district on
Saturday ahead of this system.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Fundy, Grand Manan, Lurcher, Browns Bank, Georges Bank, southwestern
shore, LaHave Bank, West Scotian Slope, eastern shore, Sable, East
Scotian Slope, Fourchu, Banquereau, Laurentian Fan, Cabot Strait and
Gulf-Magdalen.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Northumberland Strait-eastern half, Gulf-Magdalen and
Anticosti.

Atlantic - Maritimes Area

Another Region

What we are doing

Date modified: