Halifax Harbour and Approaches

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM ADT 15 October 2018

Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots backing to south 25 late this evening except south 35 in the Approaches. Wind becoming southwest 35 late overnight except southwest 45 in the Approaches. Wind diminishing to west 25 Tuesday morning except west 35 in the Approaches. Wind diminishing to west 20 early Tuesday evening.

Rain and fog patches ending Tuesday morning.

Temperatures near plus 14.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 15 October 2018
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to south 20 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind west 20 knots increasing to northwest 35.
Friday Wind northwest 30 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 late in the day.

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

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Halifax Harbour and Approaches

Issued 8:00 PM ADT 15 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 8:00 PM ADT 15 October 2018 Tonight and Tuesday At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight departing ridge located over the eastern
Marine District.

At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight intensifying low 998 mb located over
central Quebec.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Tuesday intensifying low 966 mb located over
southeastern Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:46 PM ADT 15 October 2018 An intensifying low pressure system will approach the Maritimes from
Quebec tonight and by Tuesday morning track over the Northern Gulf of
St. Lawrence and toward the Southern Labrador Sea by tomorrow
evening. Gale to storm force southerly winds will develop ahead of
this system and winds will shift to gale to storm force westerlies in
its wake.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
eastern shore - eastern half, Sable - eastern half, Fourchu,
Banquereau, Laurentian Fan, Cabot Strait, Gulf - Magdalen, and
Anticosti - southern half. Gale warnings are in effect for all
remaining waters.

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