Halifax Harbour and Approaches
Issued 03:00 AM AST 09 December 2022
Today Tonight and Saturday.
Wind northerly 30 knots today and tonight. Wind north 25 to 30 Saturday.
Rain and fog patches changing to showers this afternoon and ending Saturday morning.
Temperatures plus 4 falling to minus 1 Saturday evening.
Strong wind warning program has ended for the season.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 8 December 2022 Today Tonight and Friday
Ice EdgeIce edge is outside the forecast region.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 3:00 AM AST 9 December 2022 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. AST today trough located on a line north-south over
the central Marine District.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over West Scotian Slope.
At 3:00 a.m. AST today quasi-stationary ridge located over the
Marine Weather StatementIssued 2:37 AM AST 9 December 2022 A trough of low pressure over the central marine district will begin
to rotate southwestward today to lie over West Scotian Slope this
evening and south of the district tonight. Strong to gale force
southeasterlies ahead of the trough will become strong to gale force
northerlies in its wake. Gale to storm force northerlies will develop
over much of the central and southern waters today as the trough
Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Georges Bank, West Scotian Slope and East Scotian Slope.
Gale warnings are in effect for Grand Manan, Lurcher, Browns Bank,
southwestern shore, LaHave Bank, Sable, Northumberland Strait,
Gulf-Magdalen, and Chaleur-Miscou - eastern half.
Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Gulf-Magdalen,
Chaleur-Miscou - eastern half, and Anticosti.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Anticosti - eastern half
- Anticosti - western half
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait - northern half
- Cabot Strait - southern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast
- 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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