Halifax Harbour and Approaches

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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 18 August 2018

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind south 10 to 15 knots increasing to southwest 20 this afternoon then diminishing to variable 10 to 15 this evening. Wind becoming north 15 late overnight then veering to northeast 10 to 15 Sunday evening.

Chance of showers changing to rain this afternoon then to chance of showers Sunday morning. Fog banks dissipating late overnight.

High today plus 22. Low tonight plus 17. High Sunday plus 23.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 18 August 2018
Monday Wind northeast 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind northeast 15 to 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind southerly 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.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Halifax Harbour and Approaches

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 18 August 2018

'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 10:00 AM ADT 18 August 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:00 a.m. ADT today low 1007 mb located over the northeastern
United States.
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Sunday low 1004 mb located over Fourchu.

At 3:00 a.m. ADT Sunday approaching ridge located over Quebec.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:46 AM ADT 18 August 2018 A low pressure system approaching from the west will intensify as it
crosses the central marine district later today and Sunday. Strong to
gale force northeasterlies will develop north of the low's track.
South of the low, strong southwesterlies can be expected.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Banquereau - northern half and Cabot Strait - southern half.

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