Halifax Harbour and Approaches

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 17 December 2017

Today Tonight and Monday.

Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 this evening and to northwest 10 to 15 after midnight. Wind diminishing to light Monday morning.

Chance of flurries Monday late in the day.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray in the Approaches today.

Temperatures near minus 7.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 17 December 2017
Tuesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southwest 25 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind northwest 35 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 25 knots.

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Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Southwestern Grand Banks - 44138 Banquereau - 44139 Laurentian Fan - 44141 LaHave Bank - 44150 Northeast Burgeo Bank - 44255 Halifax Harbour - 44258 Mont-Louis - 45138 Baie-Comeau Airport Havre-Saint-Pierre Airport Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan Sept-Îles Airport Cap-d'Espoir Rivière-la-Madeleine Gaspé Airport Heath Point La Pocatière Mont-Joli Airport New Carlisle Pointe-au-Père Port Menier Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Bouctouche AAFC Charlo Eskasoni (First Nations) 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 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 Île aux Perroquets Île Rouge Pointe-des-Monts Pointe-Noire Île Bicquette Cap-Chat Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Issued 10:00 AM EST 17 December 2017 Today Tonight and Monday
Warnings

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Freezing spray warning in effect

Halifax Harbour and Approaches

Issued 10:00 AM AST 17 December 2017

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 17 December 2017 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:00 a.m. AST today departing low 956 mb located east of
Labrador.

At 3:30 p.m. AST today ridge located west of the Marine District.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Monday ridge located over the Maritimes.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:55 AM AST 17 December 2017 An intense low pressure system east of Labrador will maintain strong
to gale force northwesterlies over most of the district today.
These winds will subside tonight as a ridge of high pressure
approaches the district from the west.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
eastern shore, Sable, East Scotian Slope, Fourchu, Banquereau,
Laurentian Fan and all Gulf of St. Lawrence waters.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Fundy, Grand Manan, eastern shore, Sable, Fourchu, Cabot
Strait and all Gulf of St. Lawrence waters.

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