Halifax Harbour and Approaches
Issued 10:00 AM AST 05 December 2021
Today Tonight and Monday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind light increasing to west 15 to 20 knots early this afternoon then diminishing to light early this evening. Wind increasing to southeast 15 to 20 Monday morning and to southeast 25 to 30 Monday afternoon. Wind increasing to southerly 35 Monday evening.
Rain Monday afternoon and evening with a risk of thunderstorms. Fog patches forming Monday evening.
High today plus 3. Low tonight minus 3. High Monday plus 12.
Strong wind warning program has ended for the season.
Zoom-in to make a selection
Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 5 December 2021 Today Tonight and Monday
Ice EdgeFirst ice edge estimated from Quebec near 4909N 6625W to 4909N 6649W
to 4828N 6900W to 4901N 6810W to 4917N 6710W to 5004N 6610W to
Anticosti Island near 4953N 6431W. Sea ice south then north of the
Second ice edge estimated from Anticosti Island near 4950N 6329W to
5008N 6230W to 4958N 6136W to 5005N 5948W to Quebec near 5125N
5737W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.
Warnings (In effect)
Halifax Harbour and ApproachesIssued 10:00 AM AST 05 December 2021
'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 10:00 AM AST 5 December 2021 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:00 a.m. AST today low located south of Nova Scotia.
By 3:30 p.m. AST today weakening low located near Sable Island.
At 3:30 p.m. AST today ridge located west of the Marine District.
By 3:30 p.m. AST Monday ridge located east of the Marine District.
At 3:00 a.m. AST Monday low 999 mb located near the Great Lakes.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Monday low 988 mb located over southern Quebec.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:57 AM AST 5 December 2021 A low pressure system near the Great Lakes early Monday morning will
intensify as it tracks eastward into Quebec by Monday evening. Strong
to gale force southerly winds are expected across the marine district
ahead of the disturbance.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Banquereau and Laurentian Fan. A freezing spray warning
is in effect for Anticosti.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait - northern half
- Cabot Strait - southern half
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Eastern Shore - eastern half
- Eastern Shore - western half
- East Coast
- East Scotian Slope
- Georges Bank
- Grand Manan
- Gulf - Magdalen
- 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
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
What we are doing
Hello Weather: our upgraded telephone weather service is here. 1-833-794-3556 or 1-833-79HELLO.
- Date modified: