Halifax Harbour and Approaches
Issued 03:30 PM AST 03 December 2022
Tonight and Sunday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind south 25 knots increasing to south 35 this evening then diminishing to west 20 early Sunday morning. Wind veering to northwest 15 Sunday afternoon.
Rain and fog patches tonight and Sunday morning.
Temperatures plus 9 falling to plus 3 Sunday evening.
Strong wind warning program has ended for the season.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 3 December 2022 Today Tonight and Sunday
Ice EdgeIce edge is outside the forecast region.
Warnings (In effect)
Halifax Harbour and ApproachesIssued 3:30 PM AST 03 December 2022
'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. 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 3:30 PM AST 3 December 2022 Tonight and Sunday At 3:30 p.m. AST today departing ridge located east of the Marine
At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight trough located on a line north-south over
By 3:30 p.m. AST Sunday trough located on a line north-south
Marine Weather StatementIssued 4:22 PM AST 3 December 2022 A trough of low pressure will track across the region tonight to lie
over eastern waters late in the day Sunday. Strong to gale force
southerly winds over northern and eastern waters will spread across
the region by Sunday morning. In the wake of this trough, strong to
gale force westerly winds will begin to diminish late in the day
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Laurentian Fan.
Outlook for the start of the Southwest Nova lobster fishery, lfa34.
Sunday...Winds northwest 25 diminishing to northwest 15 in the
evening and light overnight. Seas 3 to 4 metres becoming 2 metres
late in the day and 1 metre overnight.
Monday...Winds light increasing to south 15 to 20 knots in the early
afternoon over northern areas and 10 to 15 knots over southern areas.
Seas near 1 metre.
Tuesday...Southeasterly 20 knots. Seas 1 metre becoming 2 metres in
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 - eastern half
- Eastern Shore - western half
- East Coast
- East Scotian Slope - eastern half
- East Scotian Slope - western half
- 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
- Pointe à Michel to Pointe-des-Monts
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - northern half
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half
- Sable - eastern half
- Sable - western 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
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