Halifax Harbour and Approaches
Issued 03:00 AM AST 06 December 2019
Today Tonight and Saturday.
Wind westerly 10 to 15 knots increasing to west 20 this morning then diminishing to west 15 this evening. Wind diminishing to light after midnight then increasing to northerly 10 to 15 Saturday morning. Wind backing to northwest 15 to 20 near noon Saturday.
Flurries overnight and Saturday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.
Temperatures minus 3 rising to plus 2 this afternoon then falling to minus 3 overnight.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 5 DECEMBER 2019 TODAY TONIGHT AND FRIDAY
Ice EdgeICE EDGE ESTIMATED FROM NEW BRUNSWICK NEAR 4630N 6440W TO 4850N
6335W TO 4850N 6110W TO 5050N 5805W TO NEWFOUNDLAND NEAR 5035N
5720W. SEA ICE NORTH AND WEST OF THE ICE EDGE.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 3:00 AM AST 6 December 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. AST today departing low 980 mb located northeast
At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 1014 mb located near Cape Cod.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Saturday low 1005 mb located over Banquereau.
At 8:00 p.m. AST Saturday low 1005 mb located east of Newfoundland.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 2:36 AM AST 6 December 2019 A low pressure system near Cape Cod this evening will track eastward
across the southern marine district tonight and Saturday morning
reaching Banquereau by Saturday afternoon. Gale force southwesterly
winds south of the low will shift to strong northwesterlies in its
A cold northwesterly flow will develop late in the day Saturday
bringing freezing spray to northern Gulf waters.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Georges Bank, West Scotian Slope, East Scotian Slope, and Laurentian
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Chaleur-Miscou and Anticosti.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Banquereau - northwestern half
- Banquereau - southeastern half
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- 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
- 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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