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Halifax Harbour and Approaches

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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 06 August 2020

Tonight and Friday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest 20 late this afternoon then diminishing to west 15 late this evening. Wind backing to southwest 10 to 15 Friday morning then increasing to southwest 15 to 20 Friday afternoon.

Low tonight plus 18. High Friday plus 26.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 06 August 2020
Saturday Wind light.
Sunday Wind light becoming southwest 15 knots.
Monday Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 May 2020 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 May 2020

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Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Halifax Harbour and Approaches

Issued 3:30 PM ADT 06 August 2020

'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 3:30 PM ADT 6 August 2020 Tonight and Friday At 3:30 p.m. ADT today low 998 mb located over western Labrador.
By 10:00 a.m. ADT Friday departing low 999 mb located east of
Labrador.

At 3:30 p.m. ADT today ridge located over the Great Lakes.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Friday ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Maine.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:21 PM ADT 6 August 2020 A low pressure system will continue to move across Labrador this
afternoon and tonight. Gale force westerlies over the western
Half of Anticosti will persist into tonight before diminishing below
gale force early Friday morning.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for
Anticosti-western half.

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