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Halifax Harbour and Approaches

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 30 July 2021

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southerly 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 20 to 25 near noon then veering to southwest 20 to 25 late this afternoon. Wind diminishing to westerly 15 near midnight then increasing to westerly 20 overnight. Wind diminishing to southwest 15 Saturday evening.

Periods of rain and fog patches today with a risk of thunderstorms.

High today plus 20. Low tonight plus 14. High Saturday plus 21.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 30 July 2021
Sunday Wind southwest 15 knots.
Monday Wind southerly 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 15 to 20.
Tuesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 April 2021 Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Banquereau - 44139 LaHave Bank - 44150 Halifax Harbour - 44258 East Chedabucto Bay - 44488 West Chedabucto Bay - 44489 West Bay of Fundy - 44490 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 Branch Hill Wreckhouse
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 April 2021

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Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

Warnings

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Strong wind warning in effect

Halifax Harbour and Approaches

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 30 July 2021

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM ADT 30 July 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today deepening low 1003 mb located over New
England.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight low 995 mb located over Prince Edward
Island.

At 3:00 a.m. ADT Saturday low 992 mb located southeast of Anticosti
Island.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Saturday departing low 991 mb located over
southeastern Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:47 AM ADT 30 July 2021 A low pressure system will approach from New England today. The low
will move across Gulf-Magdalen tonight to eventually depart over
Southeastern Labrador Saturday evening. Winds will increase to strong
to gale force southerlies ahead of the low and will shift to strong
westerlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Georges Bank, West Scotian Slope, eastern shore, Sable, East Scotian
Slope, and Fourchu.

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