Halifax Harbour and Approaches

Forecast

Marine Forecast

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.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 23 October 2018
Thursday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Saturday Wind light increasing to east 20 knots late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 May 2018 Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Banquereau - 44139 LaHave Bank - 44150 Halifax Harbour - 44258 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 Bouctouche AAFC Charlo 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 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 Wreckhouse
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 May 2018

Ice Edge

Ice edge is outside the forecast region.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Halifax Harbour and Approaches

Issued 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 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 Statement

Issued 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.

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