Halifax Harbour and Approaches
Issued 10:00 AM AST 17 January 2022
Today Tonight and Tuesday.
Storm warning in effect.
Wind southeast 20 knots increasing to southeast 30 near noon and to southeast 40 to 50 this afternoon. Wind diminishing to southwest 15 late this evening then veering to west 20 Tuesday morning. Wind veering to northwest 25 Tuesday evening.
Rain beginning this afternoon changing to showers and fog patches this evening and ending Tuesday morning.
Risk of freezing spray Tuesday evening.
Temperatures minus 2 rising to plus 7 this evening then falling to minus 4 Tuesday evening.
Strong wind warning program has ended for the season.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 17 January 2022 Today Tonight and Tuesday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Cape Breton near 4653N 6020W to 4705N 6015W
to 4755N 6125W to 4700N 6330W to 4831N 6307W to 4845N 6130W to 5011N
5835W to 4730N 6000W to Newfoundland near 4728N 5608W. Sea ice south
then west then northeast of the ice edge.
Warnings (In effect)
Halifax Harbour and ApproachesIssued 10:00 AM AST 17 January 2022
'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 10:00 AM AST 17 January 2022 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:00 a.m. AST today low 983 mb located southwest of Long Island.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 982 mb located over Maine.
At 10:00 a.m. AST Tuesday low 980 mb located over western Labrador.
At 10:00 a.m. AST today departing ridge located over the eastern
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:45 AM AST 17 January 2022 An intense low pressure system developing along the Eastern Seaboard
of the U.S. will track northeastward today and tonight to lie over
Western Labrador by Tuesday morning. Gale to storm force southerly
winds will develop ahead of this system, while strong to gale force
westerly winds are forecast in its wake.
Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
all waters except Chaleur-Miscou and Anticosti - western half, which
have gale warnings.
Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Fundy, Grand Manan,
Northumberland Strait, Gulf-Magdalen, Chaleur-Miscou and Anticosti.
Marine interests are also advised that a high water level warning is
in effect for the southern coastline of Newfoundland. Additionally,
higher than normal water levels and rough seas are expected along the
Atlantic Coast near high tide this evening.
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 - eastern half
- Eastern Shore - western half
- East Coast
- East Scotian Slope
- Georges Bank
- Grand Manan
- Gulf - Magdalen
- 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
- Sable - eastern half
- Sable - western 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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