Halifax Harbour and Approaches
Issued 03:00 AM ADT 25 May 2018
Today Tonight and Saturday.
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind southwest 15 knots increasing to southwest 20 to 25 this morning then diminishing to southwest 15 this afternoon. Wind diminishing to light this evening then becoming north 15 Saturday evening.
Chance of showers this morning and overnight and Saturday morning.
High today plus 17. Low tonight plus 11. High Saturday plus 19.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 24 May 2018 Today Tonight and Friday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Quebec near 5010N 6010W to 5000N 6000W to
5100N 5815W to Newfoundland near 5050N 5700W. Sea ice north of the
Warnings (In effect)
Halifax Harbour and ApproachesIssued 03:00 AM ADT 25 May 2018
'Strong' winds of 20 to 33 knots are 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 3:00 AM ADT 25 May 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over the eastern Marine District.
By 3:30 p.m. ADT today ridge located southeast of the Marine
At 3:00 a.m. ADT today trough located on a line northwest-southeast
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Saturday low 1000 mb located over Prince Edward
At 3:30 p.m. ADT Saturday low 1001 mb located over the Avalon
Marine Weather StatementIssued 2:51 AM ADT 25 May 2018 A trough of low pressure will push down from the north today.
Increasing southwesterly winds will reach strong to gale force over
southern waters this afternoon ahead of the trough. Winds will
gradually diminish on Saturday as the area of low pressure moves
eastward towards Newfoundland.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
West Scotian Slope, East Scotian Slope, Banquereau and Laurentian
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Anticosti - eastern half
- Anticosti - western half
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait - northern half
- Cabot Strait - southern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Scotian Slope
- Georges Bank
- Grand Manan
- Gulf - Magdalen - eastern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - western half
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Halifax Harbour and Approaches
- LaHave Bank
- Laurentian Fan
- L'Isle-aux-Coudres to Tadoussac
- Northumberland Strait - eastern half
- Northumberland Strait - western half
- Pointe à Michel to Pointe-des-Monts
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - northern half
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Shore
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- Tadoussac to Pointe à Michel
- West Scotian Slope
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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