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Halifax Harbour and Approaches

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 01 March 2024

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to west 15 early this evening and to light after midnight. Wind becoming southwest 15 Saturday morning.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray in the Approaches today and this evening.

Temperatures minus 8 rising to plus 4 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 01 March 2024
Sunday Wind southwest 15 knots backing to south 20 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind variable 15 knots becoming northeast 15.
Tuesday Wind northeast 15 knots diminishing to light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 1 March 2024 Today Tonight and Saturday Open water. 

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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 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 Charlo Miramichi Fundy Park (Alma) Grand Manan Kouchibouguac 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 EST 1 March 2024 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Cape Breton near 4558N 5948W to 4622N 5930W
to 4718N 6010W to 4819N 6228W to 4926N 6050W to 4956N 5844W to 4816N
5942W to 4725N 5928W to Newfoundland near 4707N 5547W. Sea ice
southwest then north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Halifax Harbour and Approaches

Issued 10:00 AM AST 01 March 2024

Moderate or severe freezing spray is 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 10:00 AM AST 1 March 2024 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:00 a.m. AST today ridge located near the Great Lakes.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Saturday ridge located southeast of Laurentian Fan.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:35 AM AST 1 March 2024 Strong to gale force westerlies will diminish from west to east today
and tonight as a ridge of high pressure builds to lie south of the
district by early Saturday morning.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters. Freezing spray warnings are in effect for all waters except
Georges Bank.

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