Halifax Harbour and Approaches
Issued 03:30 PM ADT 23 October 2018
Tonight and Wednesday.
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind light increasing to southeast 15 to 20 knots early this evening then backing to east 25 near midnight with gusts to 35 in the Approaches. Wind becoming southeast 25 early Wednesday morning then diminishing to southwest 15 late Wednesday morning.
Rain beginning this evening and ending near noon Wednesday.
Low tonight plus 8. High Wednesday plus 14.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 26 May 2018
Ice EdgeIce edge is outside the forecast region.
Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings (In effect)
Halifax Harbour and ApproachesIssued 3:30 PM ADT 23 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 3:30 PM ADT 23 October 2018 Tonight and Wednesday At 3:30 p.m. ADT today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Nova Scotia.
By 3:30 p.m. ADT Wednesday ridge located east of Newfoundland.
At 3:30 p.m. ADT today low 1012 mb located near the Great Lakes.
By 3:30 p.m. ADT Wednesday deepening low 1002 mb located near
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:16 PM ADT 23 October 2018 A low pressure system will approach the district from the west today
reaching Cape Cod by this evening. The disturbance will then start to
intensify before tracking northeastward this evening. There remains
some uncertainty over the exact track and intensity of this system.
Current model guidance suggests it will track over Nova Scotia
Wednesday evening. 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
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait - northern half
- Cabot Strait - southern half
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Scotian Slope
- Georges Bank
- Grand Manan
- Gulf - Magdalen - eastern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - western half
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Halifax Harbour and Approaches
- LaHave Bank
- Laurentian Fan
- L'Isle-aux-Coudres to Tadoussac
- Northumberland Strait - eastern half
- Northumberland Strait - western half
- Pointe à Michel to Pointe-des-Monts
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - northern half
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern 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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