Halifax Harbour and Approaches
Issued 03:00 AM ADT 16 May 2022
Today Tonight and Tuesday.
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind east 15 knots diminishing to light this morning then increasing to southeast 15 to 20 Tuesday morning. Wind veering to southwest 25 Tuesday afternoon.
Showers ending this afternoon. Periods of rain Tuesday. Fog patches retreating to the approaches today. Fog patches moving into the harbour this evening. Fog patches retreating to the approaches Tuesday morning.
Temperatures near plus 8.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 15 May 2022 Today Tonight and Monday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Quebec near 5011N 6116W to 4929N 6045W to
Newfoundland near 5035N 5723W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.
Warnings (In effect)
Halifax Harbour and ApproachesIssued 03:00 AM ADT 16 May 2022
'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 16 May 2022 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today trough located on a line northwest-southeast
over the western Marine District.
By 3:30 p.m. ADT today quasi-stationary trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over the eastern Marine District.
At 3:30 p.m. ADT today intensifying low 1001 mb located over the
eastern Great Lakes.
By 3:30 p.m. ADT Tuesday low 988 mb located over the St. Lawrence
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:12 AM ADT 16 May 2022 Gale force east to southeasterly winds will develop late in the day
Tuesday over some Gulf of St Lawrence waters ahead of an intensifying
low over Quebec.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Gulf-Magdalen - northwestern half and Anticosti.
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 - eastern half
- Eastern Shore - western half
- East Coast
- East Scotian Slope - eastern half
- East Scotian Slope - western half
- Georges Bank
- Grand Manan
- Gulf - Magdalen - northeastern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - southwestern half
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Halifax Harbour and Approaches
- LaHave Bank
- Laurentian Fan
- L'Isle-aux-Coudres to Tadoussac
- Northumberland Strait
- Pointe à Michel to Pointe-des-Monts
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - northern half
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half
- Sable - eastern half
- Sable - western 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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