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Halifax Harbour and Approaches

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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 24 October 2020

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind easterly 15 knots diminishing to light this morning then increasing to northwesterly 20 after midnight. Wind diminishing to north 10 to 15 Sunday afternoon.

Temperatures plus 10 rising to plus 15 this afternoon then falling to plus 7 Sunday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 24 October 2020
Monday Wind northeast 10 to 15 knots veering to southeast 10 to 15 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind southwest 25 knots veering to northwest 15 to 20.
Wednesday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 May 2020 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 East Chedabucto Bay - 44488 West Chedabucto Bay - 44489 West Bay of Fundy - 44490 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 Branch Hill Wreckhouse
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 May 2020

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Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

Warnings

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Strong wind warning in effect

Halifax Harbour and Approaches

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 24 October 2020

'Strong' winds of 20 to 33 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 3:00 AM ADT 24 October 2020 Today Tonight and Sunday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over central Quebec.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight trough located from Labrador to Prince
Edward Island.

At 3:00 a.m. ADT today Hurricane Epsilon 972 mb located at 36.5N
62.1W.
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Sunday Hurricane Epsilon 974 mb located at
42N 53.8W.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:50 AM ADT 24 October 2020 At 3:00 A.M. ADT, hurricane epsilon was located near latitude 36.5
north and longitude 62.1 west or approximately 730 nautical miles
southwest of Cape Race. Maximum sustained winds were estimated at 70
knots and central pressure at 972 MB. Epsilon is moving north at 10
knots.

Epsilon will begin to turn northeast and accelerate today. It will
pass through the Southern Grand Banks on Sunday as a hurricane or
A very powerfull post-tropical storm.

Strong to gale force easterlies are expected to develop over
Southern waters as hurricane epsilon passes to the south of the
marine district. Strong to gale force northwesterlies will develop
behind it. Storm force winds are possible over Laurentian Fan as
The winds shift to the northwest early Sunday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
East Scotian Slope, Banquereau, Laurentian Fan, Cabot Strait, and
Anticosti - western half.

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