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Halifax Harbour and Approaches

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Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 02 December 2022

Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to south 15 knots early Saturday morning and to south 25 Saturday afternoon. Wind increasing to south 35 Saturday evening.

Rain Saturday evening.

Low tonight minus 2. High Saturday plus 11.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 02 December 2022
Sunday Wind northwesterly 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 late in the day.
Monday Wind variable 15 knots.
Tuesday Wind southeast 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 2 December 2022 Today Tonight and Saturday 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 2 December 2022 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge is outside the forecast region.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Halifax Harbour and Approaches

Issued 8:00 PM AST 02 December 2022

'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 2 December 2022 Tonight and Saturday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight ridge located over the southwestern
Marine District.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Saturday ridge located over the eastern Marine
District.

At 8:00 p.m. AST Saturday approaching trough located on a line
north-south over New England.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:44 PM AST 2 December 2022 A trough of low pressure is forecast to approach the district
Saturday night. Ahead of this feature strong to gale force southerly
winds will develop over northern and western waters.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Fundy, Grand Manan, Lurcher, Browns Bank, Georges Bank, southwestern
shore, LaHave Bank, West Scotian Slope, Cabot Strait - northern half,
Gulf - Magdalen, Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half, and Anticosti.

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

Sunday...Winds southwest 30 knots veering to northwest 25 early in
the morning then diminishing to northwest 15 in the evening. Seas 3
to 4 metres becoming 2 metres late in the day.

Monday...Winds light increasing south 15 knots in the afternoon.
Seas near 1 metre.

Tuesday...Southeasterly 20 knots. Seas zero to 1 metres becoming 2
meteres in the afternoon.

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