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Halifax Harbour and Approaches

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 01 December 2022

Tonight and Friday.

Wind westerly 25 knots veering to northwest 15 to 20 Friday morning then diminishing to light Friday afternoon.

Temperatures plus 5 falling to zero overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 01 December 2022
Saturday Wind southwest 20 knots increasing to southerly 35 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind northwesterly 25 knots diminishing to light late in the day.
Monday Wind light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 1 December 2022 Today Tonight and Friday 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 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 Charlo Miramichi Fundy Park (Alma) Grand Manan Kouchibouguac 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 EST 1 December 2022 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge is outside the forecast region.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM AST 1 December 2022 Tonight and Friday At 3:30 p.m. AST today trough located over the eastern Marine
District.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight departing trough located east of the
Marine District.

At 3:00 a.m. AST Friday ridge located over New England.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Friday ridge located over the southern Marine
District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:16 PM AST 1 December 2022 An intense trough of low pressure will depart the district later this
afternoon. Gale to storm force southerlies ahead of this trough shift
and diminish to strong to gale force westerlies in its wake.
Winds will further diminish on Friday as a ridge of high pressure
approaches from the west.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Banquereau and Laurentian Fan. Gale warnings are in effect for Grand
Manan, Lurcher, Browns Bank, Georges Bank, southwestern shore, LaHave
Bank, West Scotian Slope, eastern shore, Sable, East Scotian Slope,
Fourchu, Cabot Strait, Northumberland Strait, Gulf - Magdalen and
Anticosti.

Outlook for the start of the Southwest Nova lobster fishery, lfa34.

Saturday...Winds southwest 20 knots increasing to southerly 35 in the
afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 metres increasing to 3 metres late in the day.

Sunday...Winds west 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 in the
afternoon then light in the evening. Seas 3 to 4 metres becoming 2
metres late in the day.

Monday...Winds light. Seas near 1 metre.

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