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Halifax Harbour and Approaches

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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 07 December 2022

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Wind east 15 knots veering to southeast 20 early this evening except southeast 30 in the Approaches Thursday morning and afternoon. Wind diminishing to light Thursday afternoon then increasing to northwest 25 Thursday evening.

Drizzle changing to rain near midnight. Fog patches dissipating early this afternoon. Fog patches forming Thursday morning and dissipating Thursday evening.

Temperatures near plus 9.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 07 December 2022
Friday Wind northerly 35 knots.
Saturday Wind northeast 25 knots.
Sunday Wind northeast 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 6 December 2022 Today Tonight and Wednesday Ice free. 

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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 West Bay of Fundy - 44490 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 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 6 December 2022 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge is outside the forecast region.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM AST 7 December 2022 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:00 a.m. AST today ridge located from Newfoundland to
Georges Bank.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Thursday ridge located from Newfoundland to
Laurentian Fan.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight trough located on a line north-south over
New England.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Thursday quasi-stationary trough located on a
line north-south over the central Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:39 AM AST 7 December 2022 A slow moving trough of low pressure will track eastward from New
England tonight to lie over the central marine district by Thursday
evening then stall into Friday. Strong to gale force southeasterlies
will increase ahead of the trough tonight and into Thursday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Gulf-Magdalen - eastern half and Anticosti - eastern half.

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