Halifax Harbour and Approaches
Issued 03:00 AM ADT 24 October 2018
Today Tonight and Thursday.
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind east 25 knots with gusts to 35 in the Approaches. Wind becoming southeast 25 early this morning then diminishing to southwest 15 near noon. Wind increasing to westerly 25 Thursday morning.
Rain ending near noon.
Temperatures plus 9 rising to plus 14 this morning then falling to plus 5 near noon Thursday.
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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 03:00 AM ADT 24 October 2018
'Strong' winds of 20 to 33 knots are 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 3:00 AM ADT 24 October 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today low 1007 mb located over the Gulf of Maine.
By 3:30 p.m. ADT today deepening low 1002 mb located near Lurcher.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 2:55 AM ADT 24 October 2018 A low pressure system in the Gulf of Maine this morning will continue
to intensify as it tracks northeastward across Nova Scotia today.
Strong to gale force southeast to northeast winds will develop ahead
of this system with strong to gale force northwesterlies in its wake.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except southwestern shore, LaHave Bank and East Scotian Slope.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Anticosti - eastern half
- Anticosti - western half
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait - northern half
- Cabot Strait - southern half
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Scotian Slope
- Georges Bank
- Grand Manan
- Gulf - Magdalen - eastern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - western half
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Halifax Harbour and Approaches
- LaHave Bank
- Laurentian Fan
- L'Isle-aux-Coudres to Tadoussac
- Northumberland Strait - eastern half
- Northumberland Strait - western half
- Pointe à Michel to Pointe-des-Monts
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - northern half
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern 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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