Halifax Harbour and Approaches

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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 21 November 2017

Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind west 15 to 20 knots increasing to southwest 25 to 30 this evening then diminishing to southwest 20 early Wednesday morning. Wind backing to south 20 Wednesday afternoon then increasing to south 30 Wednesday evening.

Rain at times heavy beginning Wednesday evening.

Low tonight plus 6. High Wednesday plus 14.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 21 November 2017
Thursday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind west 15 to 20 knots.
Saturday Wind light increasing to southwest 15 to 20 knots.

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Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Southwestern Grand Banks - 44138 Banquereau - 44139 Laurentian Fan - 44141 LaHave Bank - 44150 Northeast Burgeo Bank - 44255 Halifax Harbour - 44258 Mont-Louis - 45138 Baie-Comeau Airport Havre-Saint-Pierre Airport Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan Sept-Îles Airport Cap-d'Espoir Rivière-la-Madeleine Gaspé Airport Heath Point La Pocatière Mont-Joli Airport New Carlisle Pointe-au-Père Port Menier Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Bouctouche AAFC Charlo Eskasoni (First Nations) 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 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 Île aux Perroquets Île Rouge Pointe-des-Monts Pointe-Noire Île Bicquette Cap-Chat Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 20 June 2017 Forecasts have ended for the season.
Warnings

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM AST 21 November 2017 Tonight and Wednesday At 3:30 p.m. AST today ridge located over the Marine District.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Wednesday ridge located over Newfoundland.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight trough located over the Great Lakes.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Wednesday trough located from Anticosti Island
to Georges Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:17 PM AST 21 November 2017 A developing trough of low pressure over the Great Lakes tonight will
slide eastward to lie from Anticosti to Georges Bank by Wednesday
evening. Strong to gale force southerlies are forecast ahead of this
trough. Winds will shift to strong northwesterly behind it. Southerly
winds may strengthen to storm force over southernmost waters
Wednesday night.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Fundy, Grand Manan, Lurcher, Browns Bank, Georges Bank, West Scotian
Slope.

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