Halifax Harbour and Approaches

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 22 February 2019

Tonight and Saturday.

Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 15 late overnight. Wind northwest 15 Saturday.

A risk of freezing spray in the Approaches tonight.

Low tonight minus 7. High Saturday minus 2.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 22 February 2019
Sunday Wind light increasing to southeast 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon and to southeast 35 late in the day.
Monday Wind southeast 40 knots becoming west 40.
Tuesday Wind northwest 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 22 February 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday Open water 2 tenths grey ice in some bays. 

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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 Wreckhouse
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 22 February 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4510N 6610W to Nova
Scotia near 4440N 6550W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4400N 6440W to 4445N
6220W to 4405N 6055W to 4450N 5910W to 4430N 5810W to 4515N 5705W to
4720N 5850W to 4635N 5620W to 4630N 5530W then eastward. Sea ice
north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water 2 tenths grey ice in some bays.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM AST 22 February 2019 Tonight and Saturday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight ridge located on a line north-south over
western Quebec.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Saturday ridge located on a line north-south over
New Brunswick.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:45 PM AST 22 February 2019 A cold airmass and strong northwesterly winds will cause freezing
spray over areas of open water in the northeastern section of the
marine district throughout the forecast period.

Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for eastern shore, Sable, Fourchu, Banquereau, Cabot Strait,
Gulf Magdalen - northeastern half, and Anticosti.

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