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Halifax Harbour and Approaches

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 27 February 2024

Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind southerly 15 knots increasing to south 25 after midnight. Wind south 25 Wednesday.

Showers overnight and Wednesday morning. Showers and fog patches Wednesday evening. Fog patches forming late this afternoon and dissipating Wednesday morning.

Temperatures near plus 5.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 27 February 2024
Thursday Wind south 35 to 45 knots veering to westerly 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind westerly 25 to 35 knots diminishing to west 20 to 25.
Saturday Wind southwest 20 to 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 February 2024 Today Tonight and Wednesday Open water. 

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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 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 27 February 2024 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4529N 6515W to Nova
Scotia near 4509N 6448W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Cape Breton near 4558N 5948W to 4622N
5930W to 4718N 6010W to 4818N 6235W to 4915N 6037W to 4933N 5903W to
4816N 5942W to 4725N 5928W to Newfoundland near 4707N 5547W. Sea ice
southwest then north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM AST 27 February 2024 Tonight and Wednesday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight cold front located near the Great Lakes.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Wednesday intensifying cold front located from
Quebec to Long Island.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Thursday cold front located from Anticosti Island
to Eastern Shore.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:40 PM AST 27 February 2024 A strong cold front will approach slowly from the west on Wednesday.
Strong to gale force southerlies will spread across the district
ahead of this feature.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Grand Manan, Lurcher, Browns Bank, Georges Bank, Gulf-Magdalen,
Chaleur-Miscou - eastern half, and Anticosti.

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