Halifax Harbour and Approaches

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 16 November 2018

Tonight and Saturday.

Wind variable 15 knots except southwest 20 to 25 in the Approaches. Wind becoming northwest 20 late this evening then increasing to northwest 30 early Saturday morning. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 Saturday evening.

Showers changing to flurries after midnight and ending Saturday morning.

Temperatures plus 7 falling to plus 2 Saturday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 16 November 2018
Sunday Wind northwest 20 knots.
Monday Wind southerly 20 to 25 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 2:25 PM EST 16 November 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday 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 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 2:25 PM EST 16 November 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4640N 6445W to
4645N 6440W to New Brunswick near 4735N 6450W. Sea ice west of the
ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4740N 6535W to
4755N 6540W to 4805N 6610W to Quebec near 4805N 6545W. Sea ice west
of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Quebec near 4855N 6715W to 4900N 6735W
to Quebec near 4920N 6725W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Warnings

Warnings (Ended)

Gale warning ended

Halifax Harbour and Approaches

Issued 8:00 PM AST 16 November 2018
Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM AST 16 November 2018 Tonight and Saturday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight intensifying low 988 mb located over
Nova Scotia.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Saturday departing low 976 mb located over
southeastern Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:56 PM AST 16 November 2018 An intensifying low pressure system over Nova Scotia will move
east-northeastward tonight to lie over Southeastern Newfoundland
Saturday morning. Gale force southeasterlies are expected ahead and
south of the low, while strong to gale force northeasterlies are
expected north of it. Winds will then switch to strong to gale force
westerlies behind this system except over southern and eastern waters
where gale to storm force westerlies are expected.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
East Scotian Slope, Banquereau and Laurentian Fan. Gale warnings are
in effect for all remaining waters except Fundy, Grand Manan,
Chaleur-Miscou, and Anticosti.

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