Halifax Harbour and Approaches

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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 14 December 2018

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Wind westerly 10 to 15 knots backing to southwest 20 this afternoon then increasing to southwest 25 late overnight. Wind veering to west 20 near noon Saturday then to northwest 15 Saturday evening.

Showers beginning late overnight and ending near noon Saturday.

Temperatures minus 1 rising to plus 6 Saturday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 14 December 2018
Sunday Wind north 15 knots diminishing to light in the afternoon.
Monday Wind southeast 15 knots increasing to east 30.
Tuesday Wind northwest 30 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 14 December 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 10:00 AM EST 14 December 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4615N 6115W to 4705N
6400W to 4850N 6350W to 4925N 6515W to 4935N 6640W to 4955N 6605W to
4845N 6155W to 5115N 5740W to Newfoundland near 5025N 5725W. Sea ice
west and north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 4745N 6130W to 4715N 6215W to 4705N
6155W to 4735N 6110W to 4745N 6130W. Sea ice within the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM AST 14 December 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:00 a.m. AST today ridge located over West Scotian Slope.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight ridge located south of the Marine District.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight trough located over New England.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Saturday trough located from Cabot Strait to
East Scotian Slope.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:39 AM AST 14 December 2018 A ridge of high pressure over West Scotian Slope will move
southeastward today to lie south of the marine district this evening.
Strong westerlies over eastern and northern waters will back to
strong southwesterlies today as the ridge moves eastward.

A trough of low pressure approaching from the west will track across
the marine district on Saturday. Strong to gale force southwesterlies
will develop ahead of the trough tonight then veer to strong to gale
force northwesterlies on Saturday in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Fundy, Grand Manan, Banquereau, Laurentian Fan, Cabot Strait -
northern half, Gulf Magdalen - northeastern half and Anticosti.

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