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Halifax Harbour and Approaches


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 05 June 2020

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots with gusts to 20 in the Approaches this evening. Wind becoming light near midnight then becoming southwest 10 to 15 near noon Saturday with gusts to 20 in the Approaches Saturday afternoon.

Showers this afternoon and this evening. Showers Saturday. Fog patches retreating to the approaches early this morning. Fog patches moving into the harbour this evening. Fog patches retreating to the approaches Saturday morning.

High today plus 15. Low tonight plus 10. High Saturday plus 15.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 05 June 2020
Sunday Wind northerly 15 knots.
Monday Wind northerly 10 to 15 knots.
Tuesday Wind light increasing to southwest 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 May 2020 Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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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 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 EDT 25 May 2020

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.


No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:06 AM ADT 5 June 2020 Today At 3:00 a.m. ADT today trough located north of the Gaspe Peninsula.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight trough located over the northern Gulf of
St. Lawrence.

At 8:00 p.m. ADT Saturday intensifying trough located from the
Gulf of Maine to Newfoundland.

At 3:00 a.m. ADT today quasi-stationary high 1027 mb located
southeast of the Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:54 AM ADT 5 June 2020 A trough north of the Gaspé Peninsula will slowly push south into a
large ridge of high pressure well south of the marine district.
This will give strong southwesterlies south of the trough, which may
reach gale force over southernmost waters late on Saturday.

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