Halifax Harbour and Approaches
Issued 03:30 PM AST 19 January 2022
Tonight and Thursday.
Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots increasing to southwest 25 this evening then diminishing to southwest 15 to 20 Thursday morning. Wind veering to northwest 10 to 15 Thursday evening.
Flurries beginning early this evening changing to showers this evening and ending Thursday morning. Showers Thursday afternoon changing to flurries.
Low tonight minus 4. High Thursday plus 6.
Strong wind warning program has ended for the season.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 19 January 2022 Today Tonight and Thursday
Ice EdgeFirst ice edge estimated from Cape Breton near 4653N 6020W to 4705N
6015W to 4755N 6125W to 4700N 6330W to 4831N 6307W to 4845N 6130W to
5011N 5835W to 4730N 6000W to Newfoundland near 4728N 5608W. Sea ice
south then west then northeast of the ice edge.
Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4505N 6457W to New
Brunswick near 4528N 6518W. Sea ice northeast of the ice edge.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 3:30 PM AST 19 January 2022 Tonight and Thursday At 3:30 p.m. AST today departing low 979 mb located over Labrador
At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 1005 mb located over southern Quebec.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Thursday low 1005 mb located north of Newfoundland.
At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight trough from low located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Great Lakes.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Thursday trough from low located on a line
northeast-southwest over West Scotian Slope.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:00 PM AST 19 January 2022 A low pressure system approaching from Quebec will move to lie north
of Newfoundland Thursday evening. Winds will increase to strong to
gale force southwesterlies ahead of the low then become moderate to
strong northwesterlies in its wake.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Fundy, Grand Manan, Lurcher and Cabot Strait.
Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Banquereau, Cabot Strait,
Gulf-Magdalen, Chaleur-Miscou and Anticosti.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Anticosti - northern half
- Anticosti - southern half
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- 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 - eastern half
- Northumberland Strait - western half
- 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
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