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Halifax Harbour and Approaches

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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 13 April 2024

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Wind light increasing to southwest 15 to 20 knots early this evening with gusts to 25 in the Approaches. Wind becoming southwest 15 Sunday morning.

Periods of rain and fog patches ending near midnight with a risk of thunderstorms.

High today plus 9. Low tonight plus 3. High Sunday plus 9.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 13 April 2024
Monday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to south 20 in the morning.
Tuesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 13 April 2024 Today Tonight and Sunday 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 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 EDT 13 April 2024 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4728N 6452W to
4812N 6358W to Quebec near 4845N 6410W. Sea ice west of the ice
edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Quebec near 5013N 6313W to 4951N
6034W to 5112N 5742W to Newfoundland near 5048N 5704W. Sea ice north
of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 13 April 2024 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:00 a.m. ADT today trough located on a line north-south over
central Nova Scotia.
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Sunday trough located from Anticosti Island to
Laurentian Fan.

At 3:30 p.m. ADT Sunday departing trough located east of Laurentian
Fan.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:34 AM ADT 13 April 2024 A trough of low pressure east of New Brunswick will move east of
forecast waters on Sunday. Strong to gale force southerly winds ahead
of the trough will diminish in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
eastern shore - eastern half, Sable - eastern half, East Scotian
Slope, Fourchu, Banquereau, Laurentian Fan, Cabot Strait and Gulf -
Magdalen.

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