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Halifax Harbour and Approaches

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 15 December 2019

Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 25 to 30 knots except west 35 in the Approaches. Wind increasing to west 40 after midnight then veering to northwest 35 Monday morning. Wind diminishing to northwest 25 Monday afternoon.

Temperatures plus 7 falling to minus 2 Monday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 15 December 2019
Tuesday Wind west 25 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind northeast 15 knots diminishing to light.
Thursday Wind variable 15 knots increasing to northerly 35 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 15 December 2019 Today Tonight and Monday 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 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 EST 15 December 2019 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4540N 6130W to 4630N 6155W
to 4730N 6415W to 4850N 6335W to 4850N 6110W to 5040N 5755W to
Newfoundland near 4840N 5855W. Sea ice southwest then west then
north of the ice edge

Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - northern half
Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half
Pointe a Michel to Pointe-des-Monts
Tadoussac to Pointe a Michel
Northumberland Strait
Gulf - Magdalen
Anticosti
Gulf - Port au Port
Northeast Gulf.
Open water except 5 tenths new ice along parts of the coasts.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Halifax Harbour and Approaches

Issued 8:00 PM AST 15 December 2019

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. 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 8:00 PM AST 15 December 2019 Tonight and Monday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight trough located over the Gulf of
St. Lawrence.
By 3:30 p.m. AST Monday departing trough located over Newfoundland.

At 3:30 p.m. AST Monday approaching ridge located near Cape Cod.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 8:05 PM AST 15 December 2019 A trough extending southward from an intense low pressure system
currently over Western Labrador will move east of Newfoundland
Monday. Gale to storm force westerlies are expected tonight and
Monday.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Laurentian Fan, Cabot Strait, eastern half of Gulf-Magdalen and
Anticosti. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters.
In addition, freezing spray warnings are in effect for Cabot Strait
and all of the Gulf of St. Lawrence waters.

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