Halifax Harbour and Approaches

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 18 October 2018

Today Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwesterly 20 to 25 knots increasing to northwest 35 early this afternoon then diminishing to northwest 20 after midnight. Wind diminishing to westerly 15 Friday afternoon.

High today plus 6. Low tonight plus 1. High Friday plus 6.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 18 October 2018
Saturday Wind southwest 20 to 30 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 20 late in the day.
Sunday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Monday Wind westerly 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 May 2018 Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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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 EDT 26 May 2018

Ice Edge

Ice edge is outside the forecast region.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Halifax Harbour and Approaches

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 18 October 2018

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 18 October 2018 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:00 a.m. ADT today deepening low 992 mb located west of
Anticosti Island.
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Friday low 975 mb located northeast of
Newfoundland.

At 3:30 p.m. ADT Friday ridge located over the Maritimes.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:37 AM ADT 18 October 2018 A deepening low pressure system west of Anticosti Island will move to
lie northeast of Newfoundland this evening. Gale force
northwesterlies will spread to all waters in the wake of the low.
Winds may reach storm force over the Gulf of St. Lawrence and eastern
waters tonight. Wind will diminish from west to east on Friday as a
ridge of high pressure moves in.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters.

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