Halifax Harbour and Approaches
Issued 10:00 AM ADT 16 October 2018
Today Tonight and Wednesday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind west 25 to 35 knots with gusts to 45 in the Approaches. Wind becoming west 20 to 25 early this afternoon with gusts to 35 in the Approaches. Wind becoming northwest 20 early this evening then diminishing to west 10 to 15 early Wednesday morning. Wind increasing to southwest 15 to 20 near noon Wednesday with gusts to 25 in the Approaches.
High today plus 11. Low tonight plus 6. High Wednesday plus 13.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 26 May 2018
Ice EdgeIce edge is outside the forecast region.
Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings (In effect)
Halifax Harbour and ApproachesIssued 10:00 AM ADT 16 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 10:00 AM ADT 16 October 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:00 a.m. ADT today intensifying low 982 mb located north of
By 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight intensifying low 966 mb located over
At 10:00 a.m. ADT Wednesday trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Gaspe Peninsula.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Wednesday trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over Nova Scotia.
At 3:00 a.m. ADT Wednesday ridge located over New Brunswick.
By 3:30 p.m. ADT Wednesday departing ridge located over the eastern
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:57 AM ADT 16 October 2018 An intensifying low pressure system will continue to track over the
Northern Gulf of St. Lawrence today, then toward the Southern
Labrador Sea this evening. Gale to storm force southerly winds ahead
of this system will shift to gale to storm force westerlies in its
On Wednesday, a trough will move over the marine district from the
west. This will give strong to gale force westerlies to southern
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
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Anticosti - northern half
- Anticosti - southern half
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait - northern half
- Cabot Strait - southern half
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Eastern Shore - eastern half
- Eastern Shore - western half
- East Coast
- East Scotian Slope - eastern half
- East Scotian Slope - western half
- 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
- 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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